marcher


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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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We need a constituent assembly to pave the way for real elections and a regime that draws its legitimacy from the people," one marcher told Reuters, declining to give his name.
Marcher Lim Yuth, 23, his face bloody from a cut above his eye, said he was injured by an object thrown by a small group of Buddhist monks, still unidentified, during his group's peaceful march.
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