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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
References in classic literature ?
In fact, we see the whole of it except that furthest part, which is covered by the Welsh Marches and those parts which are hidden from where we stand by the high ground of the immediate west.
From the Wrekin in the Welsh marches to the Cotswolds in the west or Butser in the south, there was no hill-top from which the peasant might not have seen the bright shimmer of arms, the toss and flutter of plume and of pensil.
IThe Grade I-listed black and white timber building, which has graced many a vintage postcard, is described as a "truly outstanding residence" and was built as the gateway to the Council House for the Council of the Welsh Marches, an administrative body that ran from the 15th to the 17th centuries.
The Gothic tale set in the Welsh Marches is currently undergoing publication for release shortly.
The 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh marches through the gates of Buckingham Palace during the changing of the guard.
Recent reads include The Mysteries of Glass by Sue Gee - a brooding story of love and loss in the Welsh Marches in the 19th Century.
Malvern Hills from PS190pp: Retreat to Colwall Park Hotel near the Welsh Marches for three nights (third night is free).
Colwall Park is in a great location for walks or for exploring the nearby Welsh Marches, delightful old market towns or Herefordshire's famous black and white villages.
Towns such as Oswestry and Ludlow may not be under the authority of the Cardiff-based Government but the Welsh Marches continue to represent a unique space in Britain, if not in law then in the heart and imagination.
Towards the end of the text, she turns her attention to a place that was territorially, geographically, and politically unstable, the Welsh Marches and the area around Chester.
FRONCYSYLLTE Aquaduct, the Montgomery Canal, Llanymynech, and the Mere at Ellesmere will be among Welsh Marches scenes included in an exhibition by Royal Engraver, Jason Hicklin, at Shrewsbury's gallery store Millard & Lancaster, until March 31.

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