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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.
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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.
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march•er1

(ˈmɑr tʃər)

n.
a person who marches.
[1605–15]

march•er2

(ˈmɑr tʃər)

n.
an inhabitant of a border area.
[1375–1425]
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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"
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Translations

marcher

[ˈmɑːtʃəʳ] N (on demonstration) → marchista mf, manifestante mf
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

marcher

[ˈmɑːrtʃər] n (= demonstrator) → manifestant(e) m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

marcher

n (in demo) → Demonstrant(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

marcher

[ˈmɑːtʃəʳ] ndimostrante m/f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
--I'll take that leg away from thy stern, if ever thou talkest of the marchant service to me again.
Mind what I said about the marchant service --don't aggravate me --I won't have it.
England have eased concerns over the fitness of Henry Slade and Jonathan Joseph after summoning Joe Marchant from outside their World Cup squad to play against Italy.
ENGLAND: A Watson (Bath Rugby); R McConnochie (Bath Rugby), J Marchant (Harlequins), P Francis (Northampton), J May (Leicester), O Farrell (Saracens, captain), B Youngs (Leicester); J Marler (Harlequins), J George (Saracens), D Cole (Leicester), J Launchbury (Wasps), C Lawes (Northampton), T Curry (Sale), M Wilson (Newcastle), B Vunipola (Saracens).
"But great credit to Marchant. The he has trained with been absolutely outstanding.
PETER Le Marchant Trust, the Loughborough-based charity, is celebrating a funding boost.
The Marchant family who run Clonhie Farm, the Nithsdale Monitor farm near Thornhill, will welcome visitors to their home for LEAF Open Farm Sunday on June 9.
Mark Marchant, 38, of Handley Road, Cardiff, was accused of raping the woman after picking her up and carrying her to a bedroom at a party in Weston-super-Mare.
It left TV commentators and pundits dumbfounded with what they'd just seen at the Twickenham Stoop and Joe Marchant's miraculous try has already been lauded as the best you'll see this campaign.
When Andrew Marchant paid a visit to the Western Approaches secret war bunker, now a museum dedicated to the Navy's efforts in bringing down the Nazi war machine, he was stunned to see footage of HMS Wild Goose returning to Liverpool in March, 1944 - footage which clearly featured his father, Stoker Petty Officer Cyril Marchant.