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Marche 1

A historical region and former province of central France. It became part of the French crown lands in 1531.

Mar·che 2

 (mär′kā) or Mar·ches (-chĭz)
A region of east-central Italy extending from the eastern slopes of the Apennines to the Adriatic Sea. Colonized by Rome in the 3rd century bc, it was under papal control for much of the period from the 16th to the 19th century.
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(French marʃ)
1. (Historical Terms) a former province of central France
2. (Placename) a former province of central France
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Noun1.Marche - a region in central ItalyMarche - a region in central Italy    
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
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References in classic literature ?
He described the Louvre and the Bon Marche. He told her about the Cabaret du Neant, the Abbaye, and the various haunts to which foreigners go.
The Earl of Gaunt's famous duel with the Count de la Marche, of the Grey Musqueteers, was attributed by common report to the pretensions of that officer (who had been a page, and remained a favourite of the Queen) to the hand of the beautiful Lady Mary Caerlyon.
I tell you that, in the emigration, the Abbe de la Marche who was here and was employed in the Quiberoon business with Puisaye and Tinteniac, was the same Colonel of Mousquetaires Gris with whom Steyne fought in the year '86--that he and the Marchioness met again--that it was after the Reverend Colonel was shot in Brittany that Lady Steyne took to those extreme practices of devotion which she carries on now; for she is closeted with her director every day--she is at service at Spanish Place, every morning, I've watched her there--that is, I've happened to be passing there--and depend on it, there's a mystery in her case.
"Le fils d'un boyard et d'un brave, pardessus le marche. J'aime les boyards.
La valeur des transactions s'est etablie a 197 748 997 FCFA pour un volume de 241 707 titres echanges sur le marche des actions, tandis que sur le marche obligataire, elle s'est affichee a 500 510 000 FCFA pour un volume de 50 051 titres echanges.
Apres quelques mois de rodage qui auront donne des resultats satisfaisants, Pepsi s'est resolu a lancer officiellement sa marque Aquafina sur le marche de l'eau minerale.
Ces changements renseignent, selon certains experts algeriens dans le domaine petrolier et energetique, sur la complexite du marche petrolier.
Securities and Exchange Commission, affirmed the Italian Region of Marche's Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at 'BBB' with Stable Outlook and Short-Term Foreign-Currency IDR at 'F2'.
Marche has announced a significant growth capital investment by L Catterton that will be used to support and accelerate St.
Ainsi, la societe a-t-elle immatricule 1087 vehicules pour le seul mois de mai (19% du marche total) soit une progression en volume de 49% par rapport a mai 2013.