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march-past

[ mahrch-past, -pahst ]
/ ˈmɑrtʃˌpæst, -ˌpɑst /
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noun

a parade or procession, especially of troops past a reviewing stand.

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Origin of march-past

First recorded in 1875–80; noun use of verb phrase march past
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British Dictionary definitions for march-past

march past

noun

the marching of troops on parade past a person who is reviewing them
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