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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".

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  1. marching

    Marching is a rhythmic and coordinated movement by a group of individuals, typically in a marching band or military formation, where they follow a predetermined path or pattern. It involves synchronized steps and precise timing, typically accompanied by music or a cadence, and is often used for ceremonial, performance, or training purposes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Marching

    of March

  2. Marching

    a. & n., fr. March, v

Wikidata

  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. 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.

  2. The US:

    After marching far down this road, putting Canada on the hot seat, and releasing documents publicly leveling charges against Meng and Huawei, the The US law enforcement system has its credibility on the line, congress will also be taking a hard look at this.

  3. David Keene:

    The conservative movement and the purpose of the conference have never been to look like it's a bunch off people marching in lockstep to anything.

  4. Kila Posey:

    It's disheartening to know that in 2020, after George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, we've done all the marching and I'm here in 2021, you know, having this conversation with someone that looks just like me.

  5. Ceil Folz:

    We wanted to put our U.S. brand on these championships so we thought we would treat them a little bit more like we treat our other big sports, like football, we have an official cheerleading squad and at our opening ceremonies we had a marching band and an' a cappella' group.

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