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Noun: marching orders
  1. [informal] A notice of dismissal or discharge
    - walking papers [informal]
  2. An order from a superior officer for troops to depart
Noun: marching order
  1. Equipage for marching
    "the company was dressed in full marching order"

Type of: dismissal, dismission, equipage, materiel, matériel, order, pink slip [N. Amer]