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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 officially...
- 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...
- institutions organized along military lines. The military rank system defines dominance, authority, and responsibility in a military hierarchy. It incorporates...
- A military dictatorship is a dictatorship in which the military exerts complete or substantial control over political authority, and the dictator is often...
- This is a list of countries by military expenditure in a given year. Military expenditure figures are presented in United States dollars based on either...
- A military junta (/ˈhʊntə, ˈdʒʌn-/) is a government led by a committee of military leaders. The term junta means "meeting" or "committee" and originated...
- (including the Republic of China Marine Corps), Air Force and Military Police Force. The military is under the civilian control of the Ministry of National...
- 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...
- A military aircraft is any fixed-wing or rotary-wing aircraft that is operated by a legal or insurrectionary armed service of any type. Military aircraft...
- A military vehicle is any vehicle for land-based military transport and activity, including combat vehicles; both specifically designed for, or significantly...