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Noun: marching  maa(r)-ching
  1. The act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind)
    "we heard the sound of marching";
    - march
Verb: march  maa(r)ch
  1. Walk in a procession; walk in a disciplined military manner
    "They marched into the dining room";
    - process
     
  2. Force to walk somewhere in procession
    "The Japanese marched their prisoners through Manchuria"
     
  3. Walk fast, with regular or measured steps; walk with a stride
    "He marched into the classroom and announced the exam"; "The soldiers marched across the border"
     
  4. March in protest; take part in a demonstration
    "Thousands marched against globalization during the meeting of the most powerful economic nations in Seattle";
    - demonstrate
     
  5. Walk ostentatiously
    "She marches her new husband around town";
    - parade, exhibit
     
  6. Cause to march or go at a marching pace
    "They marched the mules into the desert"
     
  7. Lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
    "England marches with Scotland";
    - border, adjoin, edge, abut, butt, butt against, butt on

Derived forms: marchings

See also: march on, marched upon

Type of: adjoin, contact, dissent, meet, protest, resist, touch, walk, walking

Encyclopedia: Marching

March, Fredric