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Definition of March


  1. The third month of the year, containing thirty-one days.
  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. To border; to be contiguous; to lie side by side.
  4. To move with regular steps, as a soldier; to walk in a grave, deliberate, or stately manner; to advance steadily.
  5. To proceed by walking in a body or in military order; as, the German army marched into France.
  6. 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.
  7. The act of marching; a movement of soldiers from one stopping place to another; military progress; advance of troops.
  8. Hence: Measured and regular advance or movement, like that of soldiers moving in order; stately or deliberate walk; steady onward movement.
  9. The distance passed over in marching; as, an hour's march; a march of twenty miles.
  10. A piece of music designed or fitted to accompany and guide the movement of troops; a piece of music in the march form.

March Quotations

March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
Khalil Gibran

Every life is a march from innocence, through temptation, to virtue or vice.
Lyman Abbott

March is a month without mercy for rabid basketball fans. There is no such thing as a 'gentleman gambler' when the Big Dance rolls around. All sheep will be fleeced, all fools will be punished severely... There are no Rules when the deal goes down in the final weeks of March. Even your good friends will turn into monsters.
Hunter S. Thompson

If we can't begin to agree on fundamentals, such as the elimination of the most abusive forms of child labor, then we really are not ready to march forward into the future.
Alexis Herman

My father died during open-heart surgery on March 29 of my senior year in college. I was getting set to go to law school. I remember sitting in the waiting room when the doctor walked in. I said to myself, The worst possible thing just happened. What will you do?
Steve Wynn
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March Translations

march in Afrikaans is stap
march in Afrikaans is Maart
march in Danish is marts
march in Dutch is lentemaand
march in Dutch is tippelen
march in Dutch is maart
march in Dutch is lopen, marcheren
march in Finnish is maaliskuu
march in Finnish is marssia
march in French is mars
march in French is marcher
march in Italian is marciare
march in Italian is marzo
march in Italian is camminare
march in Latin is incedo
march in Norwegian is mars
march in Spanish is marcha
march in Spanish is marzo
march in Spanish is andar
march in Swedish is marsch, marschera
march in Swedish is mars