Countermarch Coun`ter*march" (koun`t?r-m?rch"), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Countermarched (-m?rcht"); p. pr. & vb. n. Countermarching.] (Mil.) To march back, or to march in reversed order. The two armies marched and countermarched, drew near and receded. --Macaulay., March March, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Marched; p. pr. & vb. n. Marching.] [F. marcher, in OF. also, to tread, prob. fr. L. marcus hammer. Cf. Mortar.] 1. To move with regular steps, as a soldier; to walk in a grave, deliberate, or stately manner; to advance steadily. --Shak. 2. To proceed by walking in a body or in military order; as, the German army marched into France., Marcher March"er, n. [See 2d March.] The lord or officer who defended the marches or borders of a territory.