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MARCHES, Eng. law. This word signifies the limits, or confines, or borders. Bac. Law Tracts, tit. Jurisdiction of the. Marches, p. 246. It was applied to the limits between England and Wales or Scotland. In Scotland the term marches is applied to the boundaries between private properties.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Unlike with previous marches, there will be no official count for the Millennium March, The National Park Service stopped making such tallies after controversies over counts at the Million Man March and other events, Nevertheless, march executive director Dianne Hardy-Garcia says she is confident that there were at least 700,000 people at the April 30 rally, "The Mall was full from the stage to 14th Street," Hardy-Garcia says, "indicating [based on previous Park Service estimates] that there were between 700,000 and 800,000," In addition, "we filled Pennsylvania Avenue," she says, referring to the street festival, which was at capacity both Saturday and Sunday,
With support from national corporations and local businesses, hundreds of marches are organized each year to benefit parks nationwide.