march n

see march, v.

  1. Brisk melody; piece of military music; song to walk to in a lively manner; [fig.] movement; campaign; [word play on the proper noun “March”] springtime.
  2. Military campaign; troop movement; relocation of forces; [fig.] systematic traveling of sunset light across the land.

march [-ed] v

Middle Fr. < OFr. 'to trample'.

  1. Walk in step; stride in a military formation; move with a group in a precise pattern.