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- militia (n.)
- 1580s, "system of military discipline," from Latin militia "military service, warfare," from miles "soldier" (see military). Sense of "citizen army" (as distinct from professional soldiers) is first recorded 1690s, perhaps from a sense in French cognate milice. In U.S. history, "the whole body of men declared by law amenable to military service, without enlistment, whether armed and drilled or not" (1777).
- 1. The strike was called by the Lebanese Forces militia.
- 2. Militia leaders had halted overland food convoys in the region.
- 3. The militia in Lebanon has agreed to pull out of Beirut.
- 4. The militia responded by saying it would retaliate against any attacks.
- 5. The militia dispersed the rioters.
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