route step

noun

Definition of route step

: a style of marching in which troops maintain prescribed intervals but are not required to keep in step or to maintain silence

called also route march

First Known Use of route step

1807, in the meaning defined above

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“Route step.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/route%20step. Accessed 24 May. 2020.

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