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March is the third month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 31 days. Named for Mars, the Roman god of war.

In ancient Rome, March was called Martius. It was named after the war god (Mars) and was considered a lucky time to begin a war. In ancient Greek civilization[?], March was called Anthesterion.

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A march is also a genre of music, originally written for and performed by marching bands.
March (German) / Morava (Slovak, Czech) is the name of a Czech river forming the major part of the border between Austria and Slovakia,and partly also between Czechia and Slovakia. --- March[?] is also the name of a municipality in the rural district of Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald, Germany

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