dead march

noun

: a solemn march for a funeral

Word History

First Known Use

1591, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dead march was in 1591

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“Dead march.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dead%20march. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

dead march

noun
: a solemn march for a funeral
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