march: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (märch), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to walk with regular and measured tread, as soldiers on parade; advance in step in an organized body.
  2. to walk in a stately, deliberate manner.
  3. to go forward; advance; proceed: Time marches on.
  1. to cause to march.
  2. to march toward, as in protest or in preparation for confrontation or battle: The angry mob marched on the Bastille.
  1. the act or course of marching.
  2. the distance covered in a single period of marching.
  3. advance; progress; forward movement: the march of science.
  4. a piece of music with a rhythm suited to accompany marching.
  5. moving ahead; progressing; advancing: Automation is on the march.
  6. to gain an advantage over, esp. secretly or slyly.


Pronunciation: (märch), [key]
— n.
  1. a tract of land along a border of a country; frontier.
  2. the border districts between England and Scotland, or England and Wales.
  1. to touch at the border; border.


Pronunciation: (märch), [key]
— n.
  1. the third month of the year, containing 31 days.


Pronunciation: (märch for 1–3 mär&khlig for 4), [key]
— n.
  1. 1825–1911, U.S. philologist and lexicographer.
  2. (Frederick McIntyre Bickel), 1897–1975, U.S. actor.
  3. 1864–1955, U.S. army officer (son of Francis Andrew March).
  4. German name of the


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Marchioness.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Master of Architecture.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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