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Militia

Militia Meaning & Definition
Militia Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Militia?

[n] civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army

Synonyms | Synonyms for Militia: reserves

Related Terms | Find terms related to Militia:

See Also | force | military force | military group | military unit | militiaman | SA | Storm Troops | Sturmarbeiteilung | territorial | territorial reserve

Militia In Webster's Dictionary

\Mi*li"tia\, n. [L., military service, soldiery, fr. miles, militis, soldier: cf. F. milice.] 1. In the widest sense, the whole military force of a nation, including both those engaged in military service as a business, and those competent and available for such service; specifically, the body of citizens enrolled for military instruction and discipline, but not subject to be called into actual service except in emergencies. The king's captains and soldiers fight his battles, and yet . . . the power of the militia is he. --Jer. Taylor. 2. Military service; warfare. [Obs.] --Baxter.

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