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Marches

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1. the border area between England and Wales or Scotland, both characterized by continual feuding (13th--16th centuries)
2. a region of central Italy. Capital: Ancona. Pop.: 1 484 601 (2003 est.). Area: 9692 sq. km (3780 sq. miles)
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In spite of an overwhelming show of force from the police, financed in part by a special $8.5 million rider attached to the $87 billion Iraq reconstruction bill, social justice advocates managed to pull off two significant marches. The AFL-CIO, Jobs with Justice, Public Citizen and others brought an estimated 15,000 people into the streets for a high-profile, two-hour march through the thick of downtown.
Past marches have been the birthplace of gay organizations
"I think the previous marches have done great things," says Hardy-Garcia, who has taken a leave from the Lesbian/Gay Rights Lobby of Texas to work on the march.