countermarch


coun·ter·march

noun \ˈkan-tər-ˌmärch\

Definition of COUNTERMARCH

1
:  a marching back; specifically :  a movement in marching by which a unit of troops reverses direction while marching but keeps the same order
2
:  a march (as of political demonstrators) designed to counter the effect of another march
countermarch intransitive verb

First Known Use of COUNTERMARCH

1598

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