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Noun
/məˈliSHə/,
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militias, plural;
  1. A military force that is raised from the civil population to supplement a regular army in an emergency

  2. A military force that engages in rebel or terrorist activities, typically in opposition to a regular army

  3. All able-bodied civilians eligible by law for military service


  1. civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
  2. the entire body of physically fit civilians eligible by law for military service; "their troops were untrained militia"; "Congress shall have power to provide for calling forth the militia"--United States Constitution
  3. The term militia is commonly used today to refer to a military force composed of ordinary citizens to provide defense, emergency law enforcement, or paramilitary service, in times of emergency without being paid a regular salary or committed to a fixed term of service. ...
  4. Militsiya or militia (мили́ция) is used as a short official name of the civilian police in several former communist states, despite its original military connotation (see militia). ...
  5. The obligation to serve in the militia in England derives from a common law tradition, and dates back to Anglo-Saxon times. The tradition was that all able-bodied males were liable to be called out to serve in one of two organisations. ...
  6. Militia is a 2000 direct-to-video action film directed by Jim Wynorski. It stars Dean Cain, Jennifer Beals and Frederic Forrest.
  7. In 1707, the Acts of Union united the Kingdom of England with the Kingdom of Scotland. The Scottish navy was incorporated into the Royal Navy. ...
  8. The role of militia, also known as military service and duty, in the United States is complex and has transformed over time.Spitzer, Robert J.: The Politics of Gun Control, Page 36. Chatham House Publishers, Inc., 1995. ...
  9. An army of trained civilians, which may be an official reserve army, called upon in time of need; the national police force of a country (e.g. Russia, Ukraine, etc.); the entire able-bodied population of a state; or a private force, not under government control
  10. (Militias) are a type of armed group with recognizable irregular armed forces that operate within the territory of a weak and/or failing state. ...
  11. body of soldiers organized from the civilian population in times of emergencies. When they are not needed for military duties, they pursue their usual occupations.
  12. Citizens of a state who are not part of the national military forces, but who can be called into military service in an emergency; a citizen army, apart from the regular military forces.
  13. Troops, like the National Guard, who are only called out to defend the land in an emergency.
  14. A group of able-bodied male citizens called to fight only in emergencies
  15. All males, usually between the age of sixteen and sixty, were required to do local military service. Each county of a province (or state) would divide its inhabitants into companies, which in turn would form battalions or regiments. ...
  16. armed forces raised locally to protect the citizenry, and may be called upon to serve in a wider conflict as happened in the American Revolution and Civil War.
  17. a citizen army; a military organization formed by local citizens to serve in emergencies.
  18. As defined by the framers of the US Constitution in their original writings, the body of all citizenry who are armed. Incorrectly used by the media to mean the either the National Guard or supremacist and separatist paramilitary groups.
  19. a group of citizens who organize and drill for military duty during an emergency.  In colonial America, most men were expected to turn out for regular practice with their muskets, in the event of an attack by Indians. ...
  20. Eve Players who are fighting for one of the 4 races in Faction Warfare.
  21. A group of private citizens who train for military duty in order to be ready to defend their state or country in times of emergency. A militia is distinct from regular military forces, which are units of professional soldiers maintained both in war and peace by the federal government.
  22. is a right-wing terrorist organisation led by Nate Meineke, a Vietnam War vetran, along with his son Russell. They were based in Woodbridge Forrest in Northern California, but also had links to Mexico. ...
  23. Generally all able bodied men, not part of the regular Armed Forces that may be called upon in arms in defense of towns and/or states.
  24. An army made up of civilians serving temporarily as soldiers.
  25. (Latin) warfare, service in war.