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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of outmarch.


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  • The apprehended attack by Bragg never came, however, for in the race that was then going on between him and Buell on parallel roads, the Army of the Ohio outmarched the Confederates, its advance arriving at Louisville September 25.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • Did the Second have in it men who would see that it outmarched the First?


  • Harvey Hill had outmarched Jackson that day as if determined to seize the honors of battle from his senior.


  • If those strong blue columns, or even the blue cavalry, outmarched the Southerners, the only line of escape would be to the north—the direction opposite that of the desired movement to unite with Johnston.28


  • No battle, which meant that the French had outmarched Wellington again, that the armies were getting nearer to the city, and that perhaps the time when Sharpe would have to leave Salamanca was getting closer.

    Sharpe's Sword

  • Auguste Marmont, son of an ironmaster, had outmanoeuvred the Englishman, outmarched him, and all that had to be done now was to outrun him to Portugal.

    Sharpe's Sword

  • He grinned at them as he shouted, proud they had outmarched the rest of the Regiment, and happy that, at last, the South Essex was marching north to where the summer's battles would be fought.

    Sharpe's Gold

  • If, on this occasion, Napoleon was more “sinned against than sinning,” there is little or no excuse for his oversight in not summoning Ney to march up overnight from Landsberg; had the requisite order been issued on the night of the 7th instead of at 8:00 A.M. on the 8th, Ney could easily have outmarched Lestocq to Eylau.


  • Hereon the Black Prince, whose forces were weak, began to retreat; but the French King outmarched and intercepted him near Poitiers.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

  • In Italy the allied Neapolitans and Spaniards had advanced towards Modena, the duke of which state had allied himself with them, but the vigilant Austrian commander Count Traun had outmarched them, captured Modena, and forced the duke to make a separate peace.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 "Austria, Lower" to "Bacon"


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