marcher marcher  /ˈmɑr tʃər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an inhabitant of a border district
  2. (n) walks with regular or stately step
  3. (n) fights on foot with small arms

Usage(s):

  1. One white-robed marcher waved a flag and shouted to spectators; his face much resembled that of Charles Evans Hughes.
  2. They told marchers to leave their children at home, strongly suggested that each marcher buy a 250 button, displaying a black hand clasping a white hand and wear it on parade.
  3. It is the sharp-tongued marcher in high school bands, the instrument everyone loves to play badly.

News

  1. Obama says more work needed to achieve ideals from King's 'Dream' speech

    By Ian Simpson and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is struggling to realize the vision that civil rights leader Martin Luther King described in his famous "I Have a Dream" speech 50 years ago, President Barack Obama said on Wednesday, citing economic security as a still elusive goal. Obama, the first black U.S. president, spoke to thousands of marchers on Washington's ...
    on August 29, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Watch: Caroline Kennedy on 'Dream' Legacy: 'The Water Flows On, but the River Remains'

    Daughter of President John F. Kennedy quotes Japanese proverb to praise work of freedom marchers        
    on August 29, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. Watch: Marchers Head Back to D.C. for 'Overwhelming' Experience

    Freedom marcher Dianna Watson Ezell recalls racial injustice on ride in to hear MLK Jr. 's 1963 speech.        
    on August 28, 2013     Source: ABC News

Quotes

  1. "It had elements of sacrifice because it was cold," said Cisneros, who served four years as the secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development in the Clinton administration. "But as one (marcher) said to me, 'It's a small...
    on Jan 15, 2007 By: Henry Cisneros Source: Dallas Morning News (registration)

  2. "The incident that occurred in Guwahati on November 24 last was the result of a clash between some sections of Adivasis and some miscreants. However, the stripping of a woman marcher is highly condemnable and we have already nabbed the culprits...
    on Dec 1, 2007 By: Tarun Gogoi Source: Hindu

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