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Especially as a musical direction: in the style of a march.
A movement, passage, or composition marked to be played alla marcia.
That is marked to be played alla marcia; of the nature of an alla marcia.
Early 19th century. From Italian alla marcia in the style of a march from alla + marcia march.
alla marcia/ˌalə ˈmɑːtʃə/
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