march-past

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

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. march hemoglobinuria,
  2. march past,
  3. march to a different beat,
  4. march, fredric,
  5. march-order,
  6. march.,
  7. marche,
  8. marchen,
  9. marcher,
  10. marches

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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