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Princeton's WordNet

  1. march, marchingnoun

    the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind)

    "it was a long march"; "we heard the sound of marching"

Wiktionary

  1. marchingnoun

    An action described by the verb "to march".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Marching

    of March

  2. Marching

    a. & n., fr. March, v

Freebase

  1. Marching

    Marching refers to the organized, uniformed, steady and rhythmic walking forward, usually associated with military troops. Marching is often performed to march music, and often associated with military parades. Marching is part of basic training in the military in most countries. In most cases, marching uses a system of drill commands. Learning to march by obeying commands is considered a form of discipline. While marching, individuals must maintain their dress, cover, interval, and distance: ⁕dress — alignment with the person to the side; ⁕cover — alignment with the person in front; ⁕interval — space between the person to the side; ⁕distance — space between the person in front. In Northern Ireland marching is a major part of the culture, with hundreds of marches occurring annually. These are usually organized by groups such as the Orange Order, which provide most of the participants. Music is provided by marching bands including silver bands, flute bands and others. Marching is often seen as a symbol of control over a particular area, and marching is often seen as a sectarian activity. The Royal Marines refer to a long distance march carrying full kit as a Yomp. The most famous yomp of recent times was during the 1982 Falklands War.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. marching

    One of the first necessities to distinguish a body of disciplined troops from a mere crowd of men is a regular cadenced step, taken by every individual at the same time, and with the same foot. When troops are to march a long distance the route step is employed, the men keeping the same distance and their places in the ranks as when marching on drills, parades, reviews, musters, etc., where the cadenced step in common, quick, or double time is employed. In the U. S. service the length of the step in common and quick time is 28 inches, and the cadence is at the rate of 90 steps per minute for common time and 110 for quick time; in double time the length of the step is 33 inches and the cadence at the rate of 165 steps per minute, but it may be increased to 180. In the feudal ages, when infantry fell into disrepute, cadenced marching was unattended to, and seems only to have been thoroughly revived by Marshal Saxe.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of marching in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of marching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of marching in a Sentence

  1. Kim Dong Yon:

    There are thousands of pro-Park people who gather in Seoul every Saturday and marching to ‘Free the Innocent Park.’ These people are the conservatives of Korea who are anti-North Korea and anti-China, but pro-U.S., pro-Trump and pro-strong national security, this base is not only for Park Geun-hye, but the base to sustain the legacy of strong democracy and preserve the strong South Korea-U.S. alliance.

  2. Maggie Negussie:

    At that time it was more important to continue marching ... but that is not the only time, There are many of us who have those stories.

  3. Terry Goodkind:

    Cara: I just found a delightful account of a case against a wizard who once fancied getting drunk, marching down to the market on Stentor Street, hiking up his robes to random women and commanding them to kiss the serpent.

  4. Mayank Saxena:

    Theres no word to describe the agony I feel that shes going through that, knowing theres biotechnology that exists on this planet that could have helped her and could help her still, this will give [patients] a pathway. Even if it doesnt work for them, at least theyre marching toward some type of hope.

  5. Corey Knopp:

    People were physically assaulted, we expect to get booed and cussed at. But never for violence to take place... Put yourself in our shoes. Kids. Marching in formation back to our busses after a long day. Getting shoved and having beer cans shaken and sprayed at our feet. Getting slapped because of the words on our uniform( IOWA). Getting pushed so hard that someones( not going to name this person) ribs are broken. That is completely unacceptable.

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