march-past
noun Date: 1863 a filing by ; procession

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • march past — noun The march of a body of troops, etc in front of the person who reviews it • • • Main Entry: ↑march * * * ˈmarch past f13 [march past] noun singular …   Useful english dictionary

  • march-past — march pasts also march past N COUNT When soldiers take part in a march past, they march past an important person as part of a ceremonial occasion …   English dictionary

  • march-past — n [singular] when soldiers march past an important person during a ceremony ▪ 300 war veterans took part in the parade and march past …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • march-past — march ,past noun count a ceremony in which an important person stands and watches soldiers marching past them …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • march-past — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun (plural march pasts) : a filing by : procession reviews with relish the march past of his years New Yorker specifically : a ceremonious procession or parade of marching units especially of troops that file in review before… …   Useful english dictionary

  • march-past — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms march past : singular march past plural march pasts a ceremony in which an important person stands and watches soldiers marching past them …   English dictionary

  • march-past — /mahrch past , pahst /, n. a parade or procession, esp. of troops past a reviewing stand. [1875 80; n. use of v. phrase march past] * * * …   Universalium

  • march past — see march past …   English dictionary

  • march past — noun chiefly Brit. a formal march by troops past a saluting point at a review …   English new terms dictionary

  • march-past — noun (C) the march of soldiers past an important person during a ceremony …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • march-past — /matʃ ˈpast/ (say mahch pahst) noun a ceremonial parade or procession, especially of troops past a saluting base …   Australian English dictionary

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