Definition of march :
1. A piece of music designed or fitted to accompany and guide the movement of troops; a piece of music in the march form.
2. A territorial border or frontier; a region adjacent to a boundary line; a confine; - used chiefly in the plural, and in English history applied especially to the border land on the frontiers between England and Scotland, and England and Wales.
3. Hence: Measured and regular advance or movement, like that of soldiers moving in order; stately or deliberate walk; steady onward movement.
4. The act of marching; a movement of soldiers from one stopping place to another; military progress; advance of troops.
5. The distance passed over in marching; as, an hour's march; a march of twenty miles.
6. The third month of the year, containing thirty- one days.
7. To border; to be contiguous; to lie side by side.
8. TO cause to move with regular steps in the manner of a soldier; to cause to move in military array, or in a body, as troops; to cause to advance in a steady, regular, or stately manner; to cause to go by peremptory command, or by force.
9. To move with regular steps, as a soldier; to walk in a grave, deliberate, or stately manner; to advance steadily.
10. To proceed by walking in a body or in military order; as, the German army marched into France.
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- The winter being beganne, their was roades made out of Scotland into the east march, and goods were taken three or foure times a weeke. - "Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3)", Walter Scott.
- These bones scattered at the camel's feet made the march of to- day still more melancholy. - "Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846", James Richardson.
- If I march thither, it shall be with my own consent. - "Night and Morning, Volume 3", Edward Bulwer Lytton.