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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Military  \Mil"i*ta*ry\,  a.  [L.  militaris,  militarius  from 
  miles,  militis,  soldier:  cf  F.  militaire.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  soldiers,  to  arms,  or  to  war; 
  belonging  to  engaged  in  or  appropriate  to  the  affairs 
  of  war;  as  a  military  parade;  military  discipline; 
  military  bravery;  military  conduct;  military  renown. 
 
  Nor  do  I,  as  an  enemy  to  peace,  Troop  in  the  throngs 
  of  military  men.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Performed  or  made  by  soldiers;  as  a  military  election;  a 
  military  expedition.  --Bacon. 
 
  {Military  law}.  See  {Martial  law},  under  {Martial}. 
 
  {Military  order}.  a  A  command  proceeding  from  a  military 
  superior. 
  b  An  association  of  military  persons  under  a  bond  of 
  certain  peculiar  rules  especially,  such  an 
  association  of  knights  in  the  Middle  Ages,  or  a  body 
  in  modern  times  taking  a  similar  form  membership  of 
  which  confers  some  distinction. 
 
  {Military  tenure},  tenure  of  land,  on  condition  of  performing 
  military  service. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Military  \Mil"i*ta*ry\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  militaire.] 
  The  whole  body  of  soldiers;  soldiery;  militia;  troops;  the 
  army. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  military 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  the  study  of  the  principles  of  warfare; 
  "military  law" 
  2:  characteristic  of  or  associated  with  soldiers  or  the 
  military;  "military  uniforms"  [ant:  {unmilitary}] 
  3:  associated  with  or  performed  by  armed  services  as  contrasted 
  with  civilians;  "military  police"  [ant:  {civilian}] 
  n  :  the  military  forces  of  a  nation  [syn:  {armed  forces}] 




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