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marching orders


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Orders to move on or depart.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Instructions for action.
  • n. Dismissal: an instruction to leave.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (informal) a notice of dismissal or discharge
  • n. an order from a superior officer for troops to depart


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