an ensemble of musicians that march in time to the music for entertainment at events and in parades, often with brass, wind, and percussion instruments, drum majors and/or majorettes, and color guard
- Marching girl
noun 1. (often pl) (Austral & NZ) one of a team of girls dressed in fancy uniform who perform marching formations
plural noun 1. Military. orders to begin a march or other troop movement. 2. Informal. plural noun 1. military orders, esp to infantry, giving instructions about a march, its destination, etc 2. (informal) notice of dismissal, esp from employment 3. (informal) the instruction to proceed with a task noun phrase A directive to get going […]
[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