marching band

noun

Definition of marching band

:a group of musicians who play instruments while marching together at a parade or sports event

Word by Word Definitions

march play marching
  1. : a border region : frontier

  1. : to have common borders or frontiers

  1. : to move along steadily usually with a rhythmic stride and in step with others

  2. : to move in a direct purposeful manner : proceed

  3. : to make steady progress : advance

  1. : a musical composition that is usually in duple or quadruple time with a strongly accentuated beat and that is designed or suitable to accompany marching

  2. : the action of marching

  3. : the distance covered within a specific period of time by marching

  1. : the third month of the Gregorian calendar

band play
  1. : something that confines or constricts while allowing a degree of movement

  2. : something that binds or restrains legally, morally, or spiritually

  3. : a strip serving to join or hold things together: such as

  1. : to affix a band to or tie up with a band

  2. : to finish or decorate with a band

  3. : to gather together : unite

  1. : a group of persons, animals, or things


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