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Definition of Military

Military
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.
Military
Military Mil"i*ta*ry, n. [Cf. F. militaire.] The whole body of soldiers; soldiery; militia; troops; the army.

Meaning of Military from wikipedia

- A military is a force authorized to use lethal or deadly force and weapons to support the interests of the state and some or all of its citizens. It typically...
- intelligence agencies or other institutions organized along military lines. Military ranks and the military rank system define among others dominance, authority...
- A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers. Infantry divisions during the World Wars ranged...
- The Military Cross (MC) is the third-level military decoration awarded to officers and (since 1993) other ranks of the British Armed Forces, and used...
- A military discharge is given when a member of the armed forces is released from his or her obligation to serve. Each country's military has different...
- Military patrol was a team winter sport in which athletes competed in cross-country skiing, ski mountaineering and rifle shooting. It was usually contested...
- Military service is service by an individual or group in an army or other militia, whether as a chosen job or as a result of an involuntary draft (conscription)...
- Military organization or military organisation is the structuring of the armed forces of a state so as to offer military capability required by the national...
- Military intelligence is a military discipline that uses information collection and analysis approaches to provide guidance and direction to ****ist commanders...
- A military staff (often referred to as general staff, army staff, navy staff, or air staff within the individual services) is a group of officers, enlisted...