countermarch :

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  • n  (military) a march in the reverse direction or back along the same route
  • v  march back along the same way
  • v  change the order of soldiers during a march

  • And in Manhattan, under a sky of pewter, with a brass band playing for the march and countermarch of little figures in grey and little figures in blue, the Army beat the Navy .
  • China has no government properly speaking but is the spoil of military adventurers who march and countermarch up and down tha land in a conglomerate civil war.
  • The diffuse spiritual legacy of Buddha, having survived the march and countermarch of conquerors in Asia, today commands perhaps 300 million faithfulit is typically Buddhist .

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