line of march

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the route along which a column advances

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the arrangement of people in a line for marching

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When you know your own Regiment a trifle better you won't confuse the line of march with line of battle, Kim.
It was all too true to be disputed, and the unlucky man had to pocket his wrath with the best grace he was able, and all three faced to the right about, and took up their line of march for the highway.
By a mere chance one of the officers drove back for another good dinner at the Club (cooking on the line of march is always bad), and there I met him.
We were placed in line immediately behind the President and the Board of Overseers, and directly afterward the Governor of Massachusetts, escorted by the Lancers, arrived and took his place in the line of march by the side of President Eliot.
Shortly afterwards another body came to the charge, and again having failed to make any impression, this line of march was entirely given up.
This milestone came ahead of the scheduled time line of March 2018.
The Battalion had a drum-and-fife band, formed the latter end of 1915, who sometimes played selections when we were out of action and also when we were on the line of march.
As in previous years, the New York City Police Band will be in the line of march.
Women were running out to the line of march, crying and laughing and kissing the men good-by.
Still the crowd kept pouring in and when the clock in the city hall boomed nine, every point of vantage along the line of march was taken, while the late comers who kept arriving by the hundreds surged aimlessly up and down the narrow spaces available or wandered along side streets seeking for some place where they might squeeze in and witness the parade.
The army seems to have forgotten how to close with the enemy by way of the "attack from the line of march.
All business, with crisp commands guiding the line of march from cemeteries to war memorials in the villages of Wheelwright, Hardwick and Gilbertville, Mr.
Instead of coalescing as a single Marxist Leninist revolutionary vanguard, the various "pre-party" groupings peeled off and each established its own, true variant of Marxism-Leninism: the Revolutionary Communist Party, Communist Party (Marxist-Leninist), Communist Workers' Party, Democratic Workers' Party, Communist Labor Party, Communist Party USA (Marxist-Leninist), and Line of March, to name some of the more prominent sects.
Below, Grand Marshal Regis Philbin and his wife, Joy, wave as they make their way down the line of march in the 113th Tournament of Roses parade.
Spectators at America's favorite holiday tradition will have the Parade lineup, inflation information, route map, tourist destinations, a participant tracker, the Line of March, and much more in the palm of their hands