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; as, the
march of time.
With solemn marchShak.
Goes slow and stately by them.
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 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.
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