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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  March  \March\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Marched};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Marching}.]  [F.  marcher,  in  OF  also  to  tread,  prob.  fr  L. 
  marcus  hammer.  Cf  {Mortar}.] 
  1.  To  move  with  regular  steps,  as  a  soldier;  to  walk  in  a 
  grave,  deliberate,  or  stately  manner;  to  advance  steadily. 
  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  proceed  by  walking  in  a  body  or  in  military  order  as 
  the  German  army  {marched}  into  France. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Marching  \March"ing\, 
  a.  &  n.,  fr  {March},  v. 
 
  {Marching  money}  (Mil.),  the  additional  pay  of  officer  or 
  soldier  when  his  regiment  is  marching. 
 
  {In  marching  order}  (Mil.),  equipped  for  a  march. 
 
  {Marching  regiment}.  (Mil.) 
  a  A  regiment  in  active  service. 
  b  In  England,  a  regiment  liable  to  be  ordered  into  other 
  quarters,  at  home  or  abroad;  a  regiment  of  the  line 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  marching 
  adj  :  walking  steadily  and  rhythmically  and  in  step  with  others 
  "a  line  of  marching  soldiers" 
  n  :  the  act  of  marching;  walking  with  regular  steps  (especially 
  in  a  procession  of  some  kind);  "it  was  a  long  march";  "we 
  heard  the  sound  of  marching"  [syn:  {march}] 




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