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March

March appears in the following pangram (a sentence using every letter of the alphabet at least once):

  • Just poets wax boldly as kings and queens march over fuzz. (47 letters)
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun March:

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb March:

abutbuttadjoinparadeborderedgeexhibitmarchprocessdemonstrate

March is sometimes a misspelling of much.

The word March is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun march

What does march mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • march: marches
  • March: Marches
  • MArch: -

  1. the month following February and preceding April
  2. the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind)
    • examples: it was a long march | we heard the sound of marching
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of march: marching
    • more generic words: walk / walking = the act of traveling by foot
    • more specific terms:
      • countermarch = a march in the reverse direction or back along the same route
      • goose step = a manner of marching with legs straight and swinging high
      • lockstep = a manner of marching in file in which each person's leg moves with and behind the corresponding leg of the person ahead
      • promenade = a march of all the guests at the opening of a formal dance
      • quick march = marching at quick time
      • routemarch = a long training march for troops
  3. a steady advance
  4. a procession of people walking together
    • example: the march went up Fifth Avenue
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • more generic word: procession = the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation
    • more specific term: hunger march = a march of protest or demonstration by the unemployed
  5. district consisting of the area on either side of a border or boundary of a country or an area
  6. genre of music written for marching
  7. a degree granted for the successful completion of advanced study of architecture

Alternative definition of the noun march

noun

  1. A formal, rhythmic way of walking, used especially by soldiers, bands and in ceremonies.
  2. A political rally or parade
  3. Any song in the genre of music written for marching (see Wikipedia's article on this type of music)
  4. Steady forward movement or progression.
  5. [obsolete] Smallage.
  6. [context: now archaic, historical] A border region, especially one originally set up to defend a boundary.
  7. [historical] A region at a frontier governed by a marquess.
  8. The name for any of various territories in Europe having etymologically cognate names in their native languages.

Definition of the verb march

What does march mean as a doing word?

March is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.

verb - inflections: marched | marching | marches

  1. march in a procession
  2. force to march
    • examples: The Japanese marched their prisoners through Manchuria | They want to march the prisoners
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • more generic word: walk = accompany or escort
    • more specific word: frogmarch = march a person against his will by any method
  3. walk fast, with regular or measured steps; walk with a stride
    • examples: He marched into the classroom and announced the exam | The soldiers marched across the border | The children march to the playground
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • more generic word: walk = use one's feet to advance
    • more specific word: troop = move or march as if in a crowd
  4. march in protest; take part in a demonstration
    • lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
    • synonym of march: demonstrate
    • more generic words: dissent / protest / resist = express opposition through action or words
    • more specific word: picket = serve as pickets or post pickets
  5. walk ostentatiously
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • synonyms of march: exhibit / parade
    • more generic word: walk = make walk
  6. cause to march or go at a marching pace
    • examples: They marched the mules into the desert | The horses march across the field
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • more generic word: walk = make walk
  7. lie adjacent to another or share a boundary

Alternative definition of the verb march

verb

  1. To walk with long, regular strides, as a soldier does.
  2. To go to war; to make military advances.
  3. [intransitive] To have common borders or frontiers

Place

March is a Fenland market town and civil parish in the Isle of Ely area of Cambridgeshire, England. March was the county town of the Isle of Ely which was a separate administrative county from 1889 to 1965. It is now the administrative centre of Fenland District Council.

Person

Who is March?

March was an English first-class cricketer associated with Marylebone Cricket Club who was active in the 1800s. He is recorded in one match in 1807, totalling 7 runs with a highest score of 4.

Group

march is a musical group.

Music

  1. March: A march, as a musical genre, is a piece of music with a strong regular rhythm which in origin was expressly written for marching to and most frequently performed by a military band. In mood, marches range from the moving death march in Wagner's Götterdämmerung to the brisk military marches of John Philip Sousa and the martial hymns of the late 19th century. Examples of the varied use of the march can be found in Beethoven's Eroica Symphony, in the Marches Militaires of Franz Schubert, in the Marche funèbre in Chopin's Sonata in B flat minor, and in the Dead March in Handel's Saul.
    • also known as 进行曲
  2. "March" is the debut album of singer-songwriter Michael Penn, released in 1989.
    • also known as March (2001 re-release)
    • genre: Rock music
    • released in (27 years ago)
  3. "March" is the fourth studio album by American singer-songwriter Lene Lovich, released in October 1989 by Pathfinder Records. It was her first new full-length album since No Man's Land and also the last album before her 15-year hiatus and the release of Shadows and Dust. The album is entirely produced by Lovich and Les Chappell. They also wrote all the songs on the album, except for "Wonderland", which was co-written by Andy Scott and Chris Bradford. It was recorded in Norfolk, England.
  4. "March" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  5. "march" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  6. "March" is a musical album of Matching Mole.
    • released on (13 years ago)
  7. "March" is a musical EP of Bishop Allen.
    • released on (9 years ago)
  8. "March" is a musical EP of Hex.
    • released in (26 years ago)
  9. "March" is a cataloged instance, composition.

Writings

"March" is a novel by Geraldine Brooks. It is a novel that retells Louisa May Alcott's novel Little Women from the point of view of Alcott's protagonists' absent father. Brooks has inserted the novel into the classic tale, revealing the events surrounding March's absence during the American Civil War in 1862. The novel won the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.

  • language: English Language
  • genre: Fiction
  • subjects: History, United States of America, Fathers and Daughters, Slavery
  • copyright: 2005
  • released in (11 years ago)
  • award:

Films

  1. "March" is a 1986 short film and directed by Stojan Dukov.
    • also known as Mart, März
    • country: Bulgaria
    • language: Bulgarian Language
    • released in (30 years ago)
  2. "March" a.k.a. "Marz" is a 2008 drama film written and directed by Klaus Händl.
  3. "March" is a 2001 film written by Dean L. Morini and directed by James P. Mercurio.

Miscellanea

  1. The March trilogy is a black and white graphic novel trilogy about the U.S. Civil Rights movement, told through the perspective of civil rights leader and U.S. Congressman John Lewis. The first volume, March: Book One is written by Lewis and Andrew Aydin, illustrated and lettered by Nate Powell and published in August 2013, to positive reviews.
  2. March a.k.a. [March] is a cataloged instance, musical recording, canonical version.

Phrases with March

Phrases starting with the word March:

  1. march 2
  2. march 17
  3. march 19
  4. march 25
  5. march on
  6. March fly
  7. march out
  8. March Hare
  9. march king
  10. March Flies

Phrases ending with the word March:

  1. mid-march
  2. dead march
  3. Frog March
  4. Death march
  5. peace march
  6. quick march
  7. Forced March
  8. hunger march
  9. funeral march
  10. Ides of March

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for March

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Google previewBachiesichang Dictionary of English Errors (2013)

by King Sulleyman D. Bachiesichang

th march is a very most special day. It was the day Ghana gained independence. 8 th march is a very more special ...

Google previewPractical Aspects of Trapped Ion Mass Spectrometry, Volume IV (2010)

Theory and Instrumentation by Raymond E. March, John F.J. Todd

March is a co-author with Dr. Richard J. Hughes and Dr. John F. J. Todd of Quadrupole Storage Mass Spectrometry, published in 1989. A second edition of Quadrupole Storage Mass Spectrometry, co-authored by Dr. March and Dr. John ...

Google previewPractical Aspects of Trapped Ion Mass Spectrometry, Volume V (2016)

Applications of Ion Trapping Devices by Raymond E. March, John F.J Todd

March is a co-author with Dr. Richard J. Hughes and Dr. John F.J. Todd of Quadrupole Storage Mass Spectrometry, published in 1989. A second edition of Quadrupole Storage Mass Spectrometry, co-authored by Dr. March and Dr. John ...

Google previewHey Rube (2011)

Blood Sport, the Bush Doctrine, and the Downward S by Hunter S. Thompson

March is an ugly month for gamblers. It is a time of deep mud, foul treachery, and guaranteed...

Google previewThe 1862 US Cavalry Tactics (2004)

Instructions, Formations, Manoeuvres by Philip St. George Cooke

THE OBLIQUE MARCH is that by which, when moving forward, ground is gained towards one of the flanks without...

Google previewChina and the European Union (2013)

Future Directions by Xinning Song, Chun Ding

The march is an archaic name which in many ways pertains to a pre—modern understanding. It was common, instead,

According to Walters , “if the space of the march is a area between powers, an interzone, and that of the modern frontier a ...

Google previewCavalry Tactics: or, Regulations for the instruction, formations, and movements of the cavalry of the Army and Volunteers of the United States ... With sixty additional illustrations. By Lieut.-Colonel George Patten (1864)

THE osuoua MARCH is that by which, when moving forward, ground is gained towards one of the flanks without...

Google previewIt Happens in the Month of March (2002)

by Ellen Jackson

March is the third month of the year and has thirty-one days. It is named after Mars, the Roman god of war, crops, and vegetation. For hundreds of years, March 21 marked the beginning of the new year in many parts of Europe. When March ...

Google previewStruggle Over Identity (2010)

The Official and the Alternative "Belarusianness" by Nelly Bekus

March is a green month March is a red month. CHAPTER 26 Chapter 26 Independent Rock Music: Critical Reflection and Protest.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Piano Rhythm Patterns (2016)

by BOB KROEPEL

4/4 Metre March The 4/4 Metre March is a BCBC accompaniment rhythm pattern using a third hand chord accompaniment idea. The rhythm pattern is the same as that of the Basic 4/4 Metre shown in the Rhythm Key on page 16. Here's an ...

Google previewExistence, Historical Fabulation, Destiny (2009)

by Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka

The Great March is a path towards brotherhood, equality, justice, and happiness. The Great March is always facing impediments. Otherwise, it would never be the “ Great March”. People belonging to the left wing are able to integrate one or the ...

Google previewThe Tavern Lamps are Burning (1996)

Literary Journeys Through Six Regions and Four Centuries of New York State by Carl Carmer

March means a dozen promises of warmth, and winter's end betrayed by nightfall as the temperature sinks low again. How so much mischief and disappointment and general orneriness can be put into thirty-one days is hard to understand.

Google previewAmerican Poultry Advocate (1921)

While March is the opening of spring, the conditions of the weather are so much like winter, that we must still use the same precautions and protection. For good results in strong, fertile eggs, the flocks must not be overcrowded. Feed well, but ...

Google previewAmerican Poultry Advocate Vol XXX No 1 (1921)

While March is the opening of spring, the conditions of the weather are so much like winter, that we must still use the same precautions and protection. For good results in strong, fertile eggs, the flocks must not be overcrowded. Feed well, but ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of California (1999)

by Nancy Capace, Somerset Publishers, Incorporated

THIRTY-FIRST CONGRESS MARCH 4, 1849, to MARCH 3, 1851 U.S. SENATORS William M. Gwin, San Francisco John C. Fremont, San Francisco U.S. REPRESENTATIVES AT LARGE Edward Gilbert, San Francisco George W. Wright, San ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Kentucky (1999)

by Nancy Capace

Davis John Fowler Matthew Walton NINTH CONGRESS MARCH 4, 1805, to MARCH 3, 1807 U.S. SENATORS John Breckinridge John Adair Henry Clay ...

Google previewTennessee Biographical Dictionary (2000)

by Jan Onofrio

elected as a Democrat to the Forty-second and to the five succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1871-March 3, 1883); chairman, Committee on Naval Affairs (Forty-fourth through Forty-sixth Congresses); appointed and subsequently elected as ...

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Quotes about March

Well, if they will not march with Paine, they shall march under him. (James Lick)
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Scrabble value of M3A1R1C3H4

The value of this 5-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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