dead march

dead march
Funeral march, dirge.

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  • dead march — n. solemn funeral music in slow march tempo; esp., a military funeral march …   English World dictionary

  • dead march — noun a slow march to be played for funeral processions • Syn: ↑funeral march • Hypernyms: ↑processional march, ↑recessional march * * * ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: dead ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dead march — A dead march is a solemn tune played by a military band at military funerals and executions. A notable symphonic rendition of a dead march appears in Georg Friedrich Händel s Saul. Categories: March musicMusic stubs …   Wikipedia

  • dead march — Synonyms and related words: andante, burial, burial at sea, burying, claudication, coronach, cortege, crawl, creep, death knell, death song, deep six, dirge, dogtrot, elegy, epicedium, eulogy, footpace, funeral, funeral march, funeral oration,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dead march — n. funeral march; slow march played for funeral processions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dead march — noun Date: 1591 a solemn march for a funeral …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dead march — a piece of solemn music for a funeral procession, esp. one played at a military funeral. [1595 1605] * * * …   Universalium

  • dead march — noun a slow, solemn piece of music suitable for a funeral procession …   English new terms dictionary

  • dead march — /ˈdɛd matʃ/ (say ded mahch) noun a piece of solemn music for a funeral procession, especially one played at a military funeral …   Australian English dictionary

  • dead — adj., adv., & n. adj. 1 no longer alive. 2 colloq. extremely tired or unwell. 3 benumbed; affected by loss of sensation (my fingers are dead). 4 (foll. by to) unappreciative or unconscious of; insensitive to. 5 no longer effective or in use;… …   Useful english dictionary