from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A slow, solemn funeral march.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A piece of solemn music played in funeral processions, especially at military funerals: as, the dead-march in Handel's oratorio of Saul.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a slow march to be played for funeral processions


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word dead march.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.