Definition of Military. Meaning of Military. Synonyms of Military

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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 an armed forces, are a heavily armed, highly organized force primarily intended for warfare. Militaries are typically...
- Military organization (AE) or military organisation (BE) is the structuring of the armed forces of a state so as to offer such military capability as...
- A military government is any government that is administered by a military, whether or not this government is legal under the laws of the jurisdiction...
- 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 military discharge is given when a member of the armed forces is released from their obligation to serve. Each country's military has different types...
- A military hospital is a hospital owned and operated by a military. They are often reserved for the use of military personnel and their dependents, but...
- The Military Cross (MC) is the third-level (second-level pre-1993) military decoration awarded to officers and (since 1993) other ranks of the British...
- the state-mandated enlistment of people in a national service, mainly a military service. Conscription dates back to antiquity and it continues in some...
- 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...