from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A march that is longer or faster than usual, as for a critical destination.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Soldiers, especially infantry, being made to move at a speed that would normally tire them excessively, to meet a military necessity.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a march of one or more days made with all possible speed.
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