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
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With more protests and countermarches from the government announced for the weeks ahead, the clashes seem likely to continue.
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