American English

Definition of march noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable] an organized walk by many people from one place to another, in order to protest about something, or to express their opinions protest marches compare demonstration
  2. 2[countable] an act of marching; a journey made by marching The army began their long march to the coast.
  3. 3[singular] the march of something the steady development or forward movement of something the march of progress/technology/time
  4. 4[countable] a piece of music written for marching to a funeral march
  5. Idioms
    on the march
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    marching somewhere The enemy is on the march.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: march