route march
noun see route step

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • route march — n a long march done by soldiers when they are training …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • route march — noun : a practice march in peacetime or one at a distance from the enemy in wartime in which troops maintain the prescribed interval and distance but are not required to keep step, maintain silence, or hold their arms in any one position * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • route march — march in which a unit retains its column formation but individuals are allowed to break step. * * * …   Universalium

  • route march — noun (C) a long march done by soldiers when they are training …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • route-march — /ˈrut matʃ/ (say rooht mahch) noun a march, often long or arduous, as taken by soldiers in the course of training …   Australian English dictionary

  • march — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. tramp, pace, parade, file, advance. See travel. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The act of marching] Syn. walk, parade, pace, hike, trudge, progression, movement, advancing, advancement, double march,… …   English dictionary for students

  • route step — noun Etymology: route (I) : the out of step manner of executing a route march used as a military command we were never given route step until after we d cleared the last of the company streets Richard Yates * * * route step, 1. a way of marching… …   Useful english dictionary

  • route — Mil. also n. & v. n. 1 a way or course taken (esp. regularly) in getting from a starting point to a destination. 2 US a round travelled in delivering, selling, or collecting goods. 3 Mil. archaic marching orders. v.tr. (routeing) send or forward… …   Useful english dictionary

  • march — 1. verb 1) the men marched past Syn: stride, walk, troop, step, pace, tread; footslog, slog, tramp, tromp, hike, trudge; parade, file, process 2) she marched in without even knocking …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • march — 1. verb 1) the men marched past Syn: stride, walk, troop, step, pace, tread, slog, tramp, hike, trudge, parade, file 2) she marched in without even knocking Syn …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

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