What is marching?

  • (noun): The act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind).
    Example: "We heard the sound of marching"
    Synonyms: march


Marching refers to the organized, uniformed, steady and rhythmic walking forward, usually associated with military troops.

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Some articles on marching:

Marching - Military Paces
... In the military there are various standard paces ... One step occurs on each beat ...
Halftime Magazine
... the “sights, sounds and spirit of the marching arts” ... In addition, the publication provides tips to enhance students’ musical and marching skills as well as connect the band community through news, events calendars and product reviews ... It covers high school marching bands, college marching bands, drum corps, winter guards, indoor drum line and all-age ensembles ...
Allentown High School - Extracurricular Activities - Marching Band
... The Allentown High School marching band has received recognition over the years, including winners of the 2000, 2003, 2008 and 2009 USSBA marching band All-State Finals competitions ...
Massaponax High School - Marching Band
... The marching band is known as the Marching Panther Pride (MP²), and has won numerous awards and trophies over the years, most notably the Heart of Cary, given to ... the band presents "The Matt Kreitz Spirit Award" to the most enthusatic member of the marching band ...
Marching Line
... Marching lines are a pair of lines drawn on the glass of a compass, and arranged at 45 degrees to each other ... Most modern compasses have adjustable luminous marching lines ...

Famous quotes containing the word marching:

    John Brown’s body lies a-moldering in the grave,
    His soul is marching on.
    Thomas Brigham Bishop (1835–1905)

    The chief problem is, of course, whether the marching of the general spirit of things is heading consciously or sub- consciously toward an idea of extension of boundaries.
    Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945)

    The Saints come,
    as human as a mouth,
    with a bag of God in their backs,
    like a hunchback,
    they come,
    they come marching in.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)