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English Dictionary: march by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
March
n
  1. the month following February and preceding April [syn: March, Mar]
  2. 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"
    Synonym(s): march, marching
  3. a steady advance; "the march of science"; "the march of time"
  4. a procession of people walking together; "the march went up Fifth Avenue"
  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"
    Synonym(s): borderland, border district, march, marchland
  6. genre of music written for marching; "Sousa wrote the best marches"
    Synonym(s): marching music, march
  7. a degree granted for the successful completion of advanced study of architecture
    Synonym(s): Master of Architecture, MArch
v
  1. march in a procession; "They processed into the dining room"
    Synonym(s): march, process
  2. force to march; "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 demonstrated against globalization during the meeting of the most powerful economic nations in Seattle"
    Synonym(s): demonstrate, march
  5. walk ostentatiously; "She parades her new husband around town"
    Synonym(s): parade, exhibit, march
  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; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"
    Synonym(s): border, adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   March \March\, v. i. [Cf. OF. marchir. See 2d {March}.]
      To border; to be contiguous; to lie side by side. [Obs.]
  
               That was in a strange land Which marcheth upon
               Chimerie.                                                --Gower.
  
      {To march with}, to have the same boundary for a greater or
            less distance; -- said of an estate.

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]:
   March \March\, n. [L. Martius mensis Mars'month fr. Martius
      belonging to Mars, the god of war: cf. F. mars. Cf.
      {Martial}.]
      The third month of the year, containing thirty-one days.
  
               The stormy March is come at last, With wind, and cloud,
               and changing skies.                                 --Bryant.
  
      {As mad as a March Hare}, an old English Saying derived from
            the fact that March is the rutting time of hares, when
            they are excitable and violent. --Wright.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   March \March\, n. [OE. marche, F. marche; of German origin; cf.
      OHG. marcha, G. mark, akin to OS. marka, AS. mearc, Goth.
      marka, L. margo edge, border, margin, and possibly to E. mark
      a sign. [root]106. Cf. {Margin}, {Margrave}, {Marque},
      {Marquis}.]
      A territorial border or frontier; a region adjacent to a
      boundary line; a confine; -- used chiefly in the plural, and
      in English history applied especially to the border land on
      the frontiers between England and Scotland, and England and
      Wales.
  
               Geneva is situated in the marches of several dominions
               -- France, Savoy, and Switzerland.         --Fuller.
  
               Lords of waste marches, kings of desolate isles.
                                                                              --Tennyson.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   March \March\, v. t.
      TO cause to move with regular steps in the manner of a
      soldier; to cause to move in military array, or in a body, as
      troops; to cause to advance in a steady, regular, or stately
      manner; to cause to go by peremptory command, or by force.
  
               March them again in fair array.               --Prior.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   March \March\, n. [F. marche.]
      1. The act of marching; a movement of soldiers from one
            stopping place to another; military progress; advance of
            troops.
  
                     These troops came to the army harassed with a long
                     and wearisome march.                           --Bacon.
  
      2. Hence: Measured and regular advance or movement, like that
            of soldiers moving in order; stately or deliberate walk;
            steady onward movement.
  
                     With solemn march Goes slow and stately by them.
                                                                              --Shak.
  
                     This happens merely because men will not bide their
                     time, but will insist on precipitating the march of
                     affairs.                                             --Buckle.
  
      3. The distance passed over in marching; as, an hour's march;
            a march of twenty miles.
  
      4. A piece of music designed or fitted to accompany and guide
            the movement of troops; a piece of music in the march
            form.
  
                     The drums presently striking up a march. --Knolles.
  
      {To make a march}, (Card Playing), to take all the tricks of
            a hand, in the game of euchre.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Pennywort \Pen"ny*wort`\, n. (Bot.)
      A European trailing herb ({Linaria Cymbalaria}) with
      roundish, reniform leaves. It is often cultivated in hanging
      baskets.
  
      {March}, [or] {Water}, {pennywort}. (Bot.) See under {March}.
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