Definition for MARCH

MARCH, v.i.2 [Fr. marcher; Sp. and Port. marchar; G. marschiren; It. marciare, to march, to putrefy, L. marceo, Gr. μαραινω; Basque, mariatu, to rot. The senses of the Italian word unite in that of passing, departing. See Mar.]

  1. To move by steps and in order, as soldiers; to move in a military manner. We say, the army marched, or the troops marched.
  2. To walk in a grave, deliberate or stately manner. Like thee, great son of Jove, like thee, / When clad in rising majesty, / Thou marchest down o'er Delos' hills. Prior.

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