Meaning of MARCH in English


I. verb


a marching band (= musicians who march as they play )

the Ohio state marching band

a protest march

They staged a protest march through the city’s streets.

as mad as a hatter/March hare (= completely crazy )

marched in procession

They marched in procession to the Capitol building.

marching band

next/last March

She started work here last March.

onward march

the onward march of science

route march

the end of March/July/December etc

My licence runs out at the end of May.

troops march

British troops marched north to attack the German forces.




They travel throughout the Empire, joining armies as they march to battle.

He was humming an old army marching tune.

An alliance was made and Sigmar's army marched east to the beleaguered hold of Zhufbar.

His intention was to collect an army to march against the city.

On 29 August, after hurrying away from the sound of gunfire, the royal army marched into Inverness.

There is still a Fort Sheridan, which was built originally so that the Army could quickly march on a strike.

Joined by a contingent of Sword Masters, his army marched on into southern Avelorn to reclaim the Everqueen's land.

About 10.30 a.m. the army began to march past.


The boys wore the same grey shorts and jerseys; the band was practising, marching and counter-marching on the playing field.

Led by Hepworth Band they march through the village to Scholes, with stops enroute for the singing of hymns.

To the strains of the Police Band , the men marched past, first in column later in fours.

Outside the birdsong has been replaced by the sound of a military band marching up the road.


On the seventh day they march around the city seven times.

Unconvinced, the battalion marched out of the city , but the undaunted colonel followed, arguing as he went.

We succeeded in doing this despite the Czech authorities' decision to ban marches in the city .

His intention was to collect an army to march against the city .

He marched northwards from city to city, addressing the people in the market places, gathering about him an army.

It will lead youth marches in various cities , and try to expand its 191 college chapters and 220 youth councils.


Suspecting some bizarre practical joke, Charlotte marched up to the front door and rang the bell.

Instead, she delivered what looked like a scathing remark and marched toward the door with Henry scrambling after her.

He then marched out of the front door , beyond the scrutiny of the library staff.

Both women looked at him in joint appeal and he marched to the door , pulling it open with unnecessary force.

He marched through the swing doors in front of the others and Camb got into the car.


I put on Hyde's clothes and marched confidently through the house .

She marched around the house , strutted, and howled for what she wanted.

When Susan marched into the house it was clear that something had been said.


After the incident, Hooper and his men were marching from the camp.

Where certain sorts of men marched in ahead of their wives.

The men who had marched north with Duncan to dispose of his dangerous half-brother at Tarbatness had mostly died in that battle.

Now a new man , the sergeant marched out gratefully, ready for another day.

Sillett has his men marching again.

Then Agnes realized that there was a squad of men marching behind the carts.

BOn my block men march down the street every day with packets of fliers they stuff into mailboxes.

On the opposite side were the men who had marched up from Levenmouth.


Two hundred and fifty people marched the short distance from the company's base to Dundee's Camperdown Park for a rally.

Those young people are often seen marching to the same drummer as their elders now.

Thousands march against Ulster violence Meanwhile, thousands of people have marched against the violence in Ulster.

On 24 May, 100,000 people marched through the Causeway Bay shopping district.

I drew maps and flowcharts of the events and stood people up and marched them through key scenes.

About 4,000 people marched along the twisting country road to the site, led by a traditional pipe band in full regalia.

Later, around 3,000 people marched on the parliament building, where there were minor scuffles with police.


The man started to laugh and Lais glared at him angrily, grabbing Peach's hand and marching her from the room .

Moving briskly, Wade dug out a plastic garbage bag, marched into the living room , and collected the dead houseplants.

In Por Tanssie, no one would have marched into a room uninvited in case the person inside was in a state of undress.

Without a word she marched from the room .

Fully dressed at last, Queequeg, harpoon proudly in hand, marches out of the room .

Jack marched back across the room and sloshed more Bailey's into her half-full glass before refilling his own with bourbon.

Joan Carrier; the head nurse, parted the onlookers, marched into the room and stood over the table.


Now: When the soldiers march across in the beginning, do you remember?

All the audience saw were twelve soldiers marching slowly towards them apparently from miles away.

Much more inspiring and less frequent were the sight and sounds of soldiers marching to war from drill hall to station.

Joseph arrived in sullen mood, having learnt that soldiers were marching through the Wallowa among his women and children.


With Sam and four friends I marched towards our street .

Not just me, not just my friends, but everybody who marched in the streets .

BOn my block men march down the street every day with packets of fliers they stuff into mailboxes.

One day soon afterwards, Lily and I stood and watched a contingent of troops marching through the streets .

They often took long walks together, how ever, marching through the streets of London in companionable silence.

They fall in a pattern, a few minutes apart, marching through the streets as the gunners zero in.


Wuhan, a large industrial city on the Changjiang River was next to see students march in defiance of the local authorities.

On June 10, an estimated 17, 000 students started marching toward Panmunjom.

Several thousand students and union members marched on the heavily fortified U.S.

On one Saturday in October, five hundred students marched through Poughkeepsie protesting the Klan.

On Monday evening, May 5, the 250 students marched out from behind the gate without incident.

On Sunday night, about 300 tenant supporters, community activists and students marched to the site from Justin Herman Plaza.


On that day thousands marched from West to East Berlin in protest at the terms of unification.

Tens of thousands of protesters were marching toward the presidential palace to demand his immediate resignation.

Thousands march against Ulster violence Meanwhile, thousands of people have marched against the violence in Ulster.


"I'll never forgive you for this," Marge said, and she marched off without a backward glance.

Over ten thousand workers marched through the capital demanding higher wages.

Several hundred students marched across campus to protest.

Several thousand people marched on the French embassy.

Sheila marched straight into the office and demanded an apology.

The 555th Battalion marched in the parade.

The prisoners of war were marched around the compound.

Thousands of US soldiers marched through the streets of Paris.


In May 1846 Fremont marched back south to California.

Marquez, realizing he must act quickly, marched toward Queretaro.

Pestilence and devastation would march across the land; and the four horsemen ride the sky.

The men were so tired they found it hard to march .

The police escort us as we march down Seventh Avenue.

They marched him past the desk of the section supervisor into a two-tiered cell block.

This has caused some concern as peaceful demonstrators may be prevented from marching because of the threat posed by a potentially disruptive counter-demonstration.

We have not marched all this way to sit and wait!

II. noun




Only one Valence had returned, to die slowly of poisons he had absorbed during the long march .

Bertinotti described the experience as' a long march in the desert in order to arrive at an oasis.

The unit split up into three convoys for the long march to Kufra.

You hear it all the time, as Thatcherism makes its long march against the historical inevitability of socialism.

The long march to 1945 and beyond had truly been halted.

But we should be further on in the long march from paternalism.

General Mao-Tse-Tung was leading an army of 100,000 peasants on a long march south through Sianfu.


For more than a century factory acts and ever shorter working hours marked the onward march of industrial progress.

If the onward march of globalisation can not be halted, the case for a more effective regional policy has become unassailable.

Practical gardening Organic gardening continues its onward march through our bookcases.

It's as if he has been holding up the onward march of history, and history can not wait.


The occasion was a peaceful march on government offices to protest against high crime levels.

Blacks knew that every peaceful march and favorable court decision was being answered with acts of officially sanctioned violence.


Although he walked at a quick march through the crowd, Renwick managed to keep Moore's black hair in sight.



Outside in the street student protest marches wander aimlessly by.

Also Tuesday, opposition leaders said they will mount a new challenge to riot police blocking protest marches .

A protest march of an estimated 1,000 construction workers took place on April 7 in Lima.

A largely black protest march was held here recently to demand the return of safe streets.

Later in the day security forces stormed a candlelight protest march , beating young people who called for peaceful change.

Jesse Jackson led thousands on a protest march through Sacramento.



Had Craig banned the march , he would have infuriated the civil rights people.


In spite of the firing 300 demonstrators succeeded in reaching the border at Chakoti, where Khan eventually agreed to call off the march .

Gandhi immediately called off his march .


Bridges were reported to have been blown up and roads to the capital blocked in an effort to halt the march .

But not even the most stringent economies could halt the march of the inevitable.

So what, if anything, is being done to halt the seemingly relentless march of rainforest destruction?


New discoveries have opened up all kinds of possibilities for holding back the march of time.

Likewise, Chicano activists have held marches and demonstrations in San Diego during the convention.

Like Franco, Arrese was trying to hold back the march of history.

And a group in San Francisco is using the anniversary of the march to hold a march of its own Thursday.

It's as if he has been holding up the onward march of history, and history can not wait.

People come and hold a march for me.


Like many others joining the march , Cain has been a longtime fighter for civil rights.


The spokeswoman revealed that farmers' sons and daughters would be among the children leading the march .

Congressional leader Fabian Alarcon, elected interim president by Congress, led the march .

In the environmental movement, it was women who led demonstrations and marches and clung to trees to stop them being felled.

In August 1963 Luther King led a massive march on Washington.

You will lead the march , I shall be taking the salute.


They started organizing the march in February.

Sometimes it means they help organize marches in front of crack houses.


Protests continued in June in Belgrade as students staged anti-Milosevic marches .


steal a march on sb

But buyers there may simply have stolen a march on the market.

It sounds simple but it is not, which is why for the time being Zurich seems to have stolen a march on its rivals.

Mr Blackmore said stores that open on Sunday are stealing a march on their competitors.


a Civil Rights march in Washington

Local trade union leaders joined in the protest march against cuts in government spending.

The soldiers did a march around the parade ground.

Thousands of students took part in the march .


And a group in San Francisco is using the anniversary of the march to hold a march of its own Thursday.

I'd just settled in my place when the trumpets blew and the march struck up for the grand parade.

I did put the wedding march to a blue grass beat.

Only one Valence had returned, to die slowly of poisons he had absorbed during the long march .

Since Wallace returned from the march , he has committed himself to making change in his neighborhood individual by individual.

So what, if anything, is being done to halt the seemingly relentless march of rainforest destruction?

With fatigued muscles, we endured ruck marches, long runs and obstacle courses.

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