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 for To make a march
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  March \March\, n. [F. marche.]
     1. The act of marching; a movement of soldiers from one
        stopping place to another; military progress; advance of
        troops.
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              These troops came to the army harassed with a long
              and wearisome march.                  --Bacon.
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     2. Hence: Measured and regular advance or movement, like that
        of soldiers moving in order; stately or deliberate walk;
        steady onward movement; as, the march of time.
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              With solemn march
              Goes slow and stately by them.        --Shak.
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              This happens merely because men will not bide their
              time, but will insist on precipitating the march of
              affairs.                              --Buckle.
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     3. The distance passed over in marching; as, an hour's march;
        a march of twenty miles.
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     4. A piece of music designed or fitted to accompany and guide
        the movement of troops; a piece of music in the march
        form.
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              The drums presently striking up a march. --Knolles.
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     To make a march, (Card Playing), to take all the tricks of
        a hand, in the game of euchre.
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