- a parade or procession, especially of troops past a reviewing stand.
Origin of march-past
First recorded in 1875–80; noun use of verb phrase march past
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Related Words for march pastaudit, analysis, scrutiny, survey, report, inspection, check, revision, checkup, file, retrospect, recapitulation, scan, rethink, reflection, procession, once-over, parade, drill, view
- the marching of troops on parade past a person who is reviewing them
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