Definition of March
1. Noun. The month following February and preceding April.
Group relationships: Gregorian Calendar, New Style Calendar
Terms within: Annunciation, Annunciation Day, Lady Day, March 25, March 2, Texas Independence Day, March 19, Saint Joseph, St Joseph, Mid-march, March Equinox, Spring Equinox, Vernal Equinox
Generic synonyms: Gregorian Calendar Month
2. Verb. March in a procession. "The children march to the playground"; "They processed into the dining room"
Generic synonyms: Walk
Specialized synonyms: File, Parade, Promenade, Troop, Goose Step, Countermarch, Debouch, March Out
Derivative terms: Marching
3. Noun. The act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind). "We heard the sound of marching"
Generic synonyms: Walk, Walking
Specialized synonyms: Countermarch, Goose Step, Lockstep, Promenade, Quick March, Routemarch
4. Verb. Force to march. "They want to march the prisoners "; "The Japanese marched their prisoners through Manchuria"
5. Noun. A steady advance. "The march of time"
6. Verb. Walk fast, with regular or measured steps; walk with a stride. "The children march to the playground"; "The soldiers marched across the border"
7. Noun. A procession of people walking together. "The march went up Fifth Avenue"
8. Verb. March in protest; take part in a demonstration. "Thousands demonstrated against globalization during the meeting of the most powerful economic nations in Seattle"
Generic synonyms: Dissent, Protest, Resist
Specialized synonyms: Picket
Derivative terms: Demonstration, Demonstrator
9. Noun. 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"
Generic synonyms: District, Dominion, Territorial Dominion, Territory
10. Verb. Walk ostentatiously. "The horses march across the field"; "She parades her new husband around town"
11. Noun. Genre of music written for marching. "Sousa wrote the best marches"
Specialized synonyms: Martial Music, Military March, Military Music, Processional March, Recessional March
Generic synonyms: Genre, Music Genre, Musical Genre, Musical Style
12. Verb. Cause to march or go at a marching pace. "The horses march across the field"; "They marched the mules into the desert"
13. Noun. A degree granted for the successful completion of advanced study of architecture.
14. Verb. Lie adjacent to another or share a boundary. "England marches with Scotland"
Generic synonyms: Adjoin, Contact, Meet, Touch
Specialized synonyms: Neighbor, Neighbour
Derivative terms: Abutment, Abutter, Border, Border, Butt, Edge, Edging
Definition of March
1. n. The third month of the year, containing thirty-one days.
2. n. 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.
3. v. i. To border; to be contiguous; to lie side by side.
4. v. i. To move with regular steps, as a soldier; to walk in a grave, deliberate, or stately manner; to advance steadily.
5. 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.
6. n. The act of marching; a movement of soldiers from one stopping place to another; military progress; advance of troops.
Definition of March
1. Proper noun. The third month of the Gregorian calendar, following February and preceding April. Abbreviation: '''Mar''' or '''Mar.''' ¹
2. Proper noun. (surname from=Middle English dot=) for someone born in March, or for someone living near a boundary ((term marche)). ¹
3. Noun. A formal, rhythmic way of walking, used especially by soldiers, bands and in ceremonies. ¹
4. Noun. A political rally or parade ¹
5. Noun. Any song in the genre of music written for marching (see Wikipedia's article on this type of music) ¹
6. Noun. Steady forward movement or progression. ¹
7. Noun. (obsolete) Smallage. ¹
8. Verb. To walk with long, regular strides, as a soldier does. ¹
9. Verb. To go to war; to make military advances. ¹
10. Noun. (context: now archaic historical) A border region, especially one originally set up to defend a boundary. ¹
11. Noun. (historical) A region at a frontier governed by a marquess. ¹
12. Noun. The name for any of various territories in Europe having etymologically cognate names in their native languages. ¹
13. Verb. (intransitive) To have common borders or frontiers ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of March
1. to walk in a formal military manner [v -ED, -ING, -ES]
Medical Definition of March
1. 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) Origin: 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. 106. Cf. Margin, Margrave, Marque, Marquis. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)
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Literary usage of March
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1902)
"CIVIL service examinations will be held in New York City on march 15, for the following positions in the reorganized Pathological Institute: Associate in ..."
2. Proceedings by Bristol Naturalists' Society (Bristol, England), Bristol Naturalists' Society (1891)
"App. march 18th. Leigh Woods, CB; April 3rd, Leigh Woods, one specimen ; I next found it April 19th, but these two were the only spt-cimens met with this ..."
3. South: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition, 1914-1917 by Ernest Henry Shackleton (1920)
"On arrival at the camp a supper of cold tinned mutton and tea was served, and everybody turned in at 2 pm It was my intention to sleep by day and march by ..."
4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1884)
"In New England a few wintered in the southern portions, and their march northward was irregular and often interrupted. Mr. Sage's observers recorded them ..."
5. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant by Ulysses S. Grant (1998)
"LET us now return to the operations in the military division of the Mississippi, and accompany Sherman in his march to the sea. The possession of Atlanta by ..."