march-past

noun

: a filing by : procession

Examples of march-past in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The parade will conclude with a march-past where the Regimental Lieutenant Colonel, Major General Sir Christopher Ghika, will take the salute. Simon Perry, Peoplemag, 15 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of march-past was in 1832

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“March-past.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/march-past. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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