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- (military) Soldiers, especially infantry, being made to move at a speed that would normally tire them excessively, to meet a military necessity.
- 1885 I did not believe this possible because of the distance and the condition of the roads, which was bad; besides, troops after a forced march of twenty miles are not in a good condition for fighting the moment they get through. — Ulysses S. Grant, Personal memoirs of U.S. Grant Chapter 28.
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