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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, also known collectively as armed forces, is a heavily armed, highly organized force primarily intended for warfare. It is typically authorized...
- Military organization or military organisation is the structuring of the armed forces of a state so as to offer such military capability as a national...
- A military government is generally any form of government that is administered by military forces, whether or not this government is legal under the laws...
- Military rations are food intended to feed military personnel. Types of military rations include garrison rations and field rations. They may be used where...
- Military branch (also service branch or armed service) is according to common standard a subdivision of the national armed forces of a sovereign nation...
- Military communications or military signals involve all aspects of communications, or conveyance of information, by armed forces. Examples from Jane's...
- A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 6,000 and 25,000 soldiers. In most armies, a division is composed of several...
- A military base is a facility directly owned and operated by or for the military or one of its branches that shelters military equipment and personnel...
- transport and military communications. Military engineers are also responsible for logistics behind military tactics. Modern military engineering differs...
- Military globalization is defined by David Held as "the process which embodies the growing extensity and intensity of military relations among the political...