from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A historical region and former province of central France. It became part of the French crown lands in 1531.
- A region of east-central Italy extending from the eastern slopes of the Apennines to the Adriatic Sea. Colonized by Rome in the 3rd century B.C., it was under papal control for much of the period from the 16th to the 19th century.
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- proper n. A region of central Italy, also known as the Marches.
- proper n. Obsolete spelling of March.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a region in central Italy
Borrowed from Italian. (Wiktionary)
See March. (Wiktionary)