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English[]

Pronunciation[]

Etymology 1[]

Middle English marchen from Middle French marcher (to march, to walk), from Old French marchier (to stride, to march, to trample), of Template:Gem[[Category:Template:Gem derivations|March]] origin, from Template:Frk[[Category:Template:Frk derivations|March]] *markōn (to mark, mark out, to press with the foot), from Proto-Germanic *marko, from Proto-Indo-European *mereg- (edge, boundary). Akin to Old English mearc, ġemearc "mark, boundary"

Noun[]

Singular
March

Plural
es

March (es)

  1. A formal, rhythmic way of walking, used especially by soldiers, bands and in ceremonies.
  2. A political rally or parade
  3. Any song in the genre of music written for marching (see Wikipedia's article on this type of music)
  4. Steady forward movement or progression.
    The march of time.
  5. (obsolete) Smallage.
Synonyms[]
  • (steady forward movement or progression): process
  • (political rally): protest, parade, rally
  • (steady forward movement): advancement, progression
  • (smallage): smallage
Derived terms[]
Related terms[]
  • démarche
  • volksmarch
Translations[]
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Verb[]

Infinitive
to March

Third person singular
march

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to March (third-person singular simple present march, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)

  1. To walk with long, regular strides, as a soldier does.
  2. To go to war; to make military advances.
Derived terms[]
  • dismarch
  • marcher
  • marching
  • march off
  • march on
  • outmarch
  • overmarch
  • remarch
Translations[]
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Etymology 2[]

From Middle English marche (tract of land along a country's border), from Old French marche (boundary, frontier), from Frankish *marka, from Proto-Germanic *marko, from Proto-Indo-European *mereg- (edge, boundary).

Noun[]

Singular
March

Plural
es

March (es)

  1. (obsolete) A border region, especially one originally set up to defend a boundary.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book V:
      Therefore, sir, be my counsayle, rere up your lyege peple and sende kynges and dewkes to loke unto your marchis, and that the mountaynes of Almayne be myghtyly kepte.
  2. A region at a frontier governed by a marquess
Synonyms[]
  • (border region): frontier
Derived terms[]
Related terms[]
Translations[]
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Verb[]

Infinitive
to March

Third person singular
marches

Simple past
marched

Past participle
-

Present participle
marching

to March (third-person singular simple present marches, present participle marching, simple past and past participle marched)

  1. (intransitive) To have common borders or frontiers
Translations[]

Anagrams[]

  • achmr,
  • charm

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