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== March (location) ==
'''March''' implies a movement across country sometimes in a regular step.
 
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A '''march''' is a region that is often associated with being on the border of more substantial lands (e.g. the [[kingdom]]s of [[England]] and [[Scotland]]).
   
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In the [[SCA]], '''march''' or '''marche''' is sometimes used as alternative term for [[groups]] at a similar level to [[shire]]s or [[canton]]s, e.g. [[Shire-March of Grimfells]], [[Marche of Norborough]].
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== March (action) ==
 
A '''march''' refers to a person's movement across country sometimes in a regular step.
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== March ([[music]]) ==
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A '''march''' is a type of [[music]] with a strong beat suitable for [[soldier]]s to march to. The first use of this sense of the term appeared in 1588 [[AD]].
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== March ([[herb]]) ==
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A '''march''' or '''merche''' is a wild [[celery]]. This term is sometimes expanded on to refer to a particular type of [[herb]], e.g. [[stanmarch]].
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''Reference:'' [http://dictionary.oed.com/cgi/entry/00301841?query_type=word&queryword=march&first=1&max_to_show=10&sort_type=alpha&result_place=1&search_id=maht-hhAaR4-13942&hilite=00301841 Oxford English Dictionary]
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Latest revision as of 12:23, 30 May 2007

March (location)

A march is a region that is often associated with being on the border of more substantial lands (e.g. the kingdoms of England and Scotland).

In the SCA, march or marche is sometimes used as alternative term for groups at a similar level to shires or cantons, e.g. Shire-March of Grimfells, Marche of Norborough.

March (action)

A march refers to a person's movement across country sometimes in a regular step.

March (music)

A march is a type of music with a strong beat suitable for soldiers to march to. The first use of this sense of the term appeared in 1588 AD.

March (herb)

A march or merche is a wild celery. This term is sometimes expanded on to refer to a particular type of herb, e.g. stanmarch.

Reference: Oxford English Dictionary