March March (m[aum]rch), n. [L. Martius mensis Mars'month fr. Martius belonging to Mars, the god of war: cf. F. mars. Cf. {Martial}.] The third month of the year, containing thirty-one days. [1913 Webster]

The stormy March is come at last, With wind, and cloud, and changing skies. --Bryant. [1913 Webster]

{As mad as a March Hare}, an old English Saying derived from the fact that March is the rutting time of hares, when they are excitable and violent. --Wright. [1913 Webster]

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  • March — March, n. [F. marche.] 1. The act of marching; a movement of soldiers from one stopping place to another; military progress; advance of troops. [1913 Webster] These troops came to the army harassed with a long and wearisome march. Bacon. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • March — March, v. t. 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • March — March, n. [OE. marche, F. marche; of German origin; cf. OHG. marcha, G. mark, akin to OS. marka, AS. mearc, Goth. marka, L. margo edge, border, margin, and possibly to E. mark a sign. [root]106. Cf. {Margin}, {Margrave}, {Marque}, {Marquis}.] A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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