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  • v. move forward, also in the metaphorical sense


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  • And all the time the wireless operators in both ships were listening to broadcasts from European stations giving the latest news of the Fuehrer's march on Poland.

    Graf Spee

  • Banks, of course, would need watching lest he march on Staunton, but could not that be accomplished by bringing Ewell across the Blue Ridge and placing him in the strategic flank position at Conrad's Store?


  • Garnett's march on the twelfth carried him to Kaler's Ford on the Cheat River, where the men bivouacked in a heavy rain.


  • At the beginning of Advent, the King and the army bestirred themselves to march on Grand Cairo, as the Count of Artois advised.

    The Memoirs of the Lord of Joinville

  • He ended with an ultimatum that if Tawfik had not answered by lunchtime, then the colonels would march on Abdin Palace.26

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • Simultaneously, the Greeks were to land on the northern side of the Dardanelles, which was the Gallipoli peninsula, while the Bulgarians would march on Adrianople and Constantinople.

    Castles of Steel

  • Ewell's orders were to regulate his march on the Turnpike by that of Hill on the Plank Road.


  • This news only fired the desire of Alexander to march on and conquer lands no other Western ruler, not even the Great Kings of Persia, had dared to dream of.

    Alexander the Great

  • How the King set out to march on Grand Cairo, and camped between two outlets of the Nile Of the River Nile and its source ... ....

    The Memoirs of the Lord of Joinville

  • With any luck, my own fleet, following behind the bait fleet, will steal a march on Sextus and succeed in landing legions at Mylae.

    Antony and Cleopatra


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