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- (General American) enPR: märʹchĭng, IPA(key): /ˈmɑɹt͡ʃɪŋ/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈmɑːt͡ʃɪŋ/
- Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)tʃɪŋ
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- Hyphenation: march‧ing
marching (plural marchings)
- An action described by the verb "to march".
- 1862, Various, Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 61, November, 1862:
- A pianoforte is desirable, to lead the singing, and accompany the plays, gymnastics, frequent marchings, and dancing, when that is taught,--which it should be.
- 1917, War Department, Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Infantry:
- All steps and marchings executed from a halt, except right step, begin with the left foot.
marching (not comparable)
- That marches.
- a marching band
- Placed or situated in a line or lines, reminiscent or evocative of marching soldiers.
- 1961, Colin Thiele, The Sun on the Stubble, Melbourne: Rigby Limited, page 61:
- [T]he occasional trees, the stone-heaps, the marching fences, the stumps, the saplings, the cows, and the feeding sheep.