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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Civilian  \Ci*vil"ian\,  n.  [From  {Civil}] 
  1.  One  skilled  in  the  civil  law. 
 
  Ancient  civilians  and  writers  upon  government. 
  --Swift. 
 
  2.  A  student  of  the  civil  law  at  a  university  or  college. 
  --R.  Graves. 
 
  3.  One  whose  pursuits  are  those  of  civil  life,  not  military 
  or  clerical. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  civilian 
  adj  :  associated  with  or  performed  by  civilians  as  contrasted  with 
  the  military;  "civilian  clothing"  "civilian  life"  [ant: 
  {military}] 
  n  :  a  nonmilitary  citizen  [ant:  {serviceman}] 




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