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Noun: Marches
  1. A region in central Italy, with capital Ancona
    - Marche
Noun: march  maa(r)ch
  1. The act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind)
    "it was a long march"
  2. A steady advance
    "the march of science"; "the march of time"
  3. A procession of people walking together
    "the march went up Fifth Avenue"
  4. Genre of music written for marching
    "Sousa wrote the best marches";
    - marching music
  5. District consisting of the area on either side of a border or boundary of a country or an area
    "the Welsh marches between England and Wales";
    - borderland, border district, marchland
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

See also: march on, marched upon

Type of: adjoin, advance, advancement, contact, dissent, district, dominion, forward motion, Italian region, meet, music genre, musical genre, musical style, onward motion, procession, progress, progression, protest, resist, territorial dominion, territory, touch, walk, walking

Part of: Italia, Italian Republic, Italy

Encyclopedia: Marches, Drôme

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