Military. orders to begin a march or other troop movement.
military orders, esp to infantry, giving instructions about a march, its destination, etc
(informal) notice of dismissal, esp from employment
(informal) the instruction to proceed with a task
A directive to get going or carry out instructions: marching orders for the husbands (1937+)
[mahr-shuh-nis, mahr-shuh-nes] /ˈmɑr ʃə nɪs, ˌmɑr ʃəˈnɛs/ noun, British. 1. (defs 1, 2). /ˈmɑːʃənɪs; ˌmɑːʃəˈnɛs/ noun 1. the wife or widow of a marquis 2. a woman who holds the rank of marquis n. 16c., from Medieval Latin marchionissa, fem. of marchio “marquis,” from marca (see marquis (n.)).
[mahrch-land, -luh nd] /ˈmɑrtʃˌlænd, -lənd/ noun 1. . /ˈmɑːtʃˌlænd; -lənd/ noun 1. a less common word for borderland, march2
- March madness
noun the period of the annual NCAA college basketball tournament, with the majority of the competition set in March
[mahrch] /mɑrtʃ/ noun 1. a tract of land along a border of a country; frontier. 2. marches, the border districts between England and Scotland, or England and Wales. verb (used without object) 3. to touch at the border; border. /mɑːtʃ/ verb 1. (intransitive) to walk or proceed with stately or regular steps, usually in a […]