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
References in periodicals archive ?
SALUTE A statue of a marcher stands in front of a photograph of the famous walk to justice in a civil rights museum in Hayneville, Alabama
FOLLOWING the recent death of last Jarrow marcher Con Shiels, I am reminded of my father and his friend walking from Manchester to London in 1933 to find work.
MAKING HISTORY Con Shiels, who has died at 96, was the last surviving marcher in the Jarrow Crusade of 1936
They didn't care if it was inconvenient or difficult," one marcher said.
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.
No intention to cause upset:Cardiff businessman Mark Roberts bought the title of Lord Marcher of Trelleck for pounds 10,000.
Tell this marcher go march in front of City Hall and get us some tool to get these people out," he added.
Ron Laney of Los Gatos told THE NEW AMERICAN he witnessed a "pro-choice" demonstrator rush up and push an older pro-life marcher, knocking him to the ground.
A T-shirt I saw on a marcher would have made George Gilder blush.
2011 Jarrow Marcher, Ian Pattison, said "The 1936 Jarrow Crusade that Con Shiels participated in, has inspired a new generation to march again.
After five weeks on the road, Newcastle marcher Bobbie Cranney said she was pleased to have taken part in the protest.
Since Marcher Sound started in the 1980s in Gwersyllt near Wrexham a plethora of satellite stations have been added to its franchise.