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march·er 1

 (mär′chər)
n.
One that marches, especially for a specific cause: a protest marcher; a peace marcher.

march·er 2

 (mär′chər)
n.
A resident of a border district, especially of a border district between medieval kingdoms.

marcher

(ˈmɑːtʃə)
n
1. (Peoples) an inhabitant of any of the Marches
2. (Historical Terms) (formerly)
a. a lord governing and defending such a borderland
b. (as modifier): the marcher lords.
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (formerly)
a. a lord governing and defending such a borderland
b. (as modifier): the marcher lords.

march•er1

(ˈmɑr tʃər)

n.
a person who marches.
[1605–15]

march•er2

(ˈmɑr tʃər)

n.
an inhabitant of a border area.
[1375–1425]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.marcher - an inhabitant of a border district
denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant, indweller - a person who inhabits a particular place
2.marcher - walks with regular or stately stepmarcher - walks with regular or stately step  
pedestrian, footer, walker - a person who travels by foot
pivot, pivot man - the person in a rank around whom the others wheel and maneuver
wheeler - the man at the outermost end of the rank in wheeling
3.marcher - fights on foot with small armsmarcher - fights on foot with small arms  
fusilier - (formerly) a British infantryman armed with a light flintlock musket
grenade thrower, grenadier - an infantryman equipped with grenades
doughboy - an American infantryman in World War I
musketeer - a foot soldier armed with a musket
soldier - an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army; "the soldiers stood at attention"
Translations

marcher

[ˈmɑːtʃəʳ] N (on demonstration) → marchista mf, manifestante mf

marcher

[ˈmɑːrtʃər] n (= demonstrator) → manifestant(e) m/f

marcher

n (in demo) → Demonstrant(in) m(f)

marcher

[ˈmɑːtʃəʳ] ndimostrante m/f
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Pro-government rallies in several Iranian cities drew thousands of marchers on Wednesday, following six days of rare unrest that took the country's leaders off guard, Reuters reported.
Holding the party flags and chanting slogans, the marchers were actively participating in the show of power, who would assemble in front of the Parliament House, wherein the JI leadership and others politicians would address them.
Holding banners inscribed with anti-FCR slogans, the marchers chanted slogans in favour of Fata-KP merger.
Led by the town's formidable MP, Ellen Wilkinson and kept in step by a "mouth organ band", the marchers were cheered off from Jarrow as they began their sometimes rain-lashed 291-mile journey.
He said that Ada Plot would be the last destination of the hundreds of thousands of marchers and PTI chief Imran Khan will address the marchers there.
Dr Perry plans to explain why the march is still so important 80 years on, what people can learn from a deeper knowledge of the historic event and from the stories of the marchers themselves.
Geronimo, in a phone interview, said the weakened marchers wanted to continue but we prevented them for their own safety.
Organisers had told the MacLarens that they needed at least 20 marchers to take part.
Standing at the open church door, gripping the bell rope, we were ready to ring our bell and cheer the Truth and Reconciliation marchers on their way.
The US president, wife Michelle and 100 members of Congress gathered in Selma, Alabama, to remember the day in 1965 when police attacked marchers demonstrating for voting rights.
We at MAX feel we should never forget the sacrifices the 1965 Selma to Montgomery marchers made not only for voting rights, but for human rights for all people," MAX CEO Greg McClellan said.
The unity marchers may not appeal to a few priests, bishops, and retired church leaders to uphold their calling, but their message is clear: They are accountable to the people with utmost patriotism, loyalty, and responsibility.