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[mass noun] Equipment for marching:‘they stood before their Company Commander dressed in full marching order’
- ‘The training prepared them for life at sea, including emergency drills, establishing routines and practising moving through the ship in marching order.’
- ‘Berlin, 1934: Siemens factory workers and employees leave the premises in marching order to attend a Nazi rally.’
- ‘To get to the place we went to - I told you last letter - we had a 3 days march with full marching order.’
- ‘Soon we were in marching order and left for the Scene of action.’
- ‘Last Friday we had a route march in full marching order minus the valise.’
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