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Definition of Militant

Militant
Militant Mil"i*tant, a. [L. militans, -antis, p. pr. of militare to be soldier: cf. F. militant. See Militate.] Engaged in warfare; fighting; combating; serving as a soldier. -- Mil"i*tant*ly, adv. At which command the powers militant . . . Moved on in silence. --Milton. Church militant, the Christian church on earth, which is supposed to be engaged in a constant warfare against its enemies, and is thus distinguished from the church triumphant, in heaven.

Meaning of Militant from wikipedia

- Look up militant or militance in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Wikiquote has quotations related to Militant. The English word militant is both an adjective...
- The Militant is an international socialist newsw****ly connected to the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) and the Pathfinder Press. It is published in the United...
- admitted to having carried out terrorist attacks. Lehi split from the Irgun militant group in 1940 in order to continue fighting the British during World War...
- The Militant tendency, or Militant, was a Trotskyist group in the British Labour Party, organised around the Militant newspaper, which launched in 1964...
- elements, al-Shabaab's central aims are Salafi jihadist. Allegiant to the militant pan-Islamist organization al-Qaeda since 2012, it has also been suspected...
- elected Councillors who were members of a left wing group known as the Militant tendency through much of the 1980s, and was subsequently taken to court...
- and by its Arabic acronym Daesh (داعش, Dāʿish, IPA: [ˈdaːʕɪʃ]), is a militant Islamist group and former unrecognized quasi-state that follows the Salafi...
- The Movement of Militant Muslims (Persian: جنبش مسلمانان مبارز) is an Iranian Islamic socialist political group led by Habibollah Payman. The group had...
- use of the word in English began with reference to the guerrilla-type militant groups led by the Islamist Afghan fighters in the Soviet–Afghan War (see...
- Christian theology, the Christian Church may be divided into: the Church Militant (Latin: Ecclesia militans), also called the Church Pilgrim which consists...