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Meaning of marching by Wiktionary Dictionary




    1. Present participle of march .


    marching ( plural: marchings )

    1. An action described by the verb "to march".


Explanation of marching by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. the act of marching

    2. we heard the sound of marching

    Definition of marching by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. March, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Marched ; p. pr. & vb. n. Marching.] [F. marcher, in OF. also, to tread, prob. fr. L. marcus hammer. Cf. Mortar.]
      1. To move with regular steps, as a soldier; to walk in a grave, deliberate, or stately manner; to advance steadily. Shak.

      2. To proceed by walking in a body or in military order; as, “the German army marched into France”.

    2. Marching a. & n., fr. March, v.

      Marching money ( Mil. ), the additional pay of officer or soldier when his regiment is marching. -- In marching order ( Mil. ), equipped for a march. -- Marching regiment. ( Mil. ) A regiment in active service. In England, a regiment liable to be ordered into other quarters, at home or abroad; a regiment of the line.