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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MILITARY

The world has nothing to fear from military ambition in our Government.

In line with this, a simulation of the military is a favorite device.

Are their sons drafted off, as the rest of French youth, into military service?

Is it not abominable, the way these schools of St. Cyr and the Paris military are run?

These are the only conditions which military honour permits me to accept.

Indeed, I should say that the system pursued savours too much of the military.

A popular entertainment given to the military by innocent bystanders.

A military lord rose to order, and appealed to the Woolsack.

"Perhaps not," said the soldier, who retained all his military acuteness.

Now, the Government of Quebec is neither a naval nor a military power.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Middle French militaire (14c.), from Latin militaris "of soldiers or war, of military service, warlike," from miles (genitive militis) "soldier," of unknown origin, perhaps ultimately from Etruscan, or else meaning "one who marches in a troop," and thus connected to Sanskrit melah "assembly," Greek homilos "assembled crowd, throng." Related: Militarily. Old English had militisc, from Latin. Military-industrial complex coined 1961 in farewell speech of U.S. president Dwight D. Eisenhower.

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