Dead-march definition

A slow, solemn funeral march.
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Solemn funeral music in slow march tempo; esp., a military funeral march.
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(music) A mournful, deliberately-paced musical work suitable for a funeral or remembrance ceremony.
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(capitalized) Any of several particular notable musical works of this kind, such as the Marche funèbre by Frédéric Chopin or the funeral anthem in George Frideric Handel's Saul.
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Alternative form of dead march.
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Noun

Singular:
dead-march
Plural:
dead marches