countermarch

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(military) a march in the reverse direction or back along the same route

march back along the same way

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change the order of soldiers during a march

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Thousands of people have staged countermarches in various cities.
Thus alone can the enemy be met in his marches and his countermarches, and thus a reasonable hope may be indulged of baffling his schemes.
During the entire destabilizing process, the campesinos maintained a state of alert and warned the COB leaders and the miners that they were "prepared to carry out countermarches to defend the process of revolutionary change that Evo leads.
In his reportage, Kennedy wrestled with the ethical implications of publishing the activities of the Klan, stating that "the silent treatment is usually the best treatment" (285), and encouraged countermarches to offset any public display of Klan pride and an assortment of other "Klan-busting" activities.
Shaw, after all, was a founding member of the Fabian Society, a group named after the Roman general Fabius, who avoided direct engagements with his foe, the Carthaginian general Hannibal, but wore him down with marches, countermarches and skirmishes from a distance.