Long March

(redirected from The long march of 1934)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
Related to The long march of 1934: Zedong

Long March

n
(Historical Terms) the Long March a journey of about 10 000 km (6000 miles) undertaken (1934–35) by some 100 000 Chinese Communists when they were forced out of their base in Kiangsi in SE China. They made their way to Shensi in NW China; only about 8000 survived the rigours of the journey

Long March

1934–35, the 6000 mile (9700 km) journey to northern China by 100,000 Communist forces and civilians fleeing from the Kuomintang in the south. Only 4000 survived.