Meaning of military pace

mil'itary pace'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a pace, equal to a single step, used to coordinate the marching of soldiers, equal in the U.S. to 2 ft. (76 cm) for quick time and 3 ft. (91 cm) for double time.
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