Marches


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Mar·ches

 (mär′chĭz)
See Marche2.

Marches

(ˈmɑːtʃɪz)
n
1. (Placename) the border area between England and Wales or Scotland, both characterized by continual feuding (13th–16th centuries)
2. (Placename) a region of central Italy. Capital: Ancona. Pop: 1 484 601 (2003 est). Area: 9692 sq km (3780 sq miles). Italian name: Le Marche
3. (Placename) any of various other border regions

March•es

(ˈmɑr tʃɪz)

n.pl. the,
1. the border districts between England and Scotland or England and Wales.
2. Italian, Le Mar•che (lɛ ˈmɑr kɛ) a region in central Italy on the Adriatic. 1,438,000; 3743 sq. mi. (9695 sq. km).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Marches - a region in central ItalyMarches - 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

marches

plural noun borders, limits, boundaries, confines, frontiers, borderland, marchlands the Welsh marches, forming our border with England
References in classic literature ?
Jack or Donald marches away to glory with his knapsack on his shoulder, stepping out briskly to the tune of "The Girl I Left Behind Me.
Other friends told the Marches that they had lost all chance of being remembered in the rich old lady's will, but the unworldly Marches only said.
Similar marches were organized in Chicago this month drawing 10,000 protesters.