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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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"I took part in every protest and this one is by far the biggest," said Zakaria Lemdaoui, 18, as he pulled his bicycle along with the marchers.
A Plaid Cymru member, the Lord Marcher said: 'I challenge the people of Wales to awake like Arthur from centuries of slumber...'
Gloria Arellano, Kadamay chair, said the breakaway group was being misled by the military and denied the marchers' allegations.
After a meticulous comparison of the two stories in theme, structure, and style, particularly of the similar fate in two pairs of protagonists, Hollingsworth and Marcher, Zenobia and Bartram, Lucke contends, "James's substitution of Beast for tigeris mere substitution.
The US president, wife Michelle and 100 members of Congress gathered in Selma, Alabama, to remember the day in 1965 when police attacked marchers demonstrating for voting rights.
He used to say that while the Jarrow marchers had soup kitchens and halls to sleep in along the route, he and his mate slept in barns and had to scrounge food every day.
In the closing seconds of this parade of wealth, the shoulders of some marchers extend thousands of feet into the sky--these are the plutocrats.
But organisers gazing at the darkening skies decided to keep the marchers, hailing from Scotland to Cornwall, in Venue Cymru instead.
The marchers, organised by Youth Fight for Jobs, handed in a petition to Downing Street, demanding a huge boost to apprenticeships, the reinstatement of Education Maintenance Allowances, reforms to tuition fees and the reopening of youth centres.
JARROW marchers arrived in Coventry yesterday to be greeted by trade union leaders and anti-cuts campaigners.
He was one of the original Jarrow Marchers - a band of 200 jobless, poverty-stricken men who in 1936 trekked 300 miles from Tyneside to Westminster.
The marchers were marking the 20th anniversary of the murder of Meir Kahane, a right-wing extremist rabbi who called for the expulsion of all Arabs from Israel and the West Bank.