non-combatants

[ non-kuh m-bat-nt, non-kom-buh-tnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF non-combatants

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All others left; the neighborhood was no healthy place for non-combatants.

“Thirty fighters, and thirty non-combatants,” returned Don Luis.

The Bacas were recognized as non-combatants, but were friendly to Major Murphy.

That brought a response from the non-combatants in the recruiting line.

All the non-combatants had been left in the hands of the enemy.

Not only soldiers, but non-combatants were conspicuous on many occasions for their gallantry.

Non-combatants are numerous and peace societies are organized in all lands.

What about the men on the sick-list, and the non-combatants that have to be counted in every squad?

An extensive train of non-combatants was attached to the army.

Prisoners of war and non-combatants were sent off to Cape Town.