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.
Performed or made by soldiers; as, a military election; a military expedition.
The whole body of soldiers; soldiery; militia; troops; the army.
A popular matchcover category whose advertisement mentions any branch of the Armed Services to include Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Merchant Marine, Marine and Navy (not U.S. Naval Ships). They can include bases, ports, forts, camps, officer's mess, NCO clubs, PXs, or any military function that issued a matchcover. This category is usually sub divided into individual services and sub divided again into individual establishments and then sorted alphabetically. (See Service).
the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
characteristic of or associated with soldiers or the military; "military uniforms"
see also Aircraft, Airports, Etc.; Camps; Forts and Fortifications MIMETIC
members of the army, navy or air force
A military or military force (n.) has seen many different incarnations throughout time. Early armies were most likely men with sharpened sticks and rocks; through time they have included advancements such as men mounting horses, men wielding swords and other metallic weapons, the bow and arrow, siege weapons, the stirrup, to the advance of the musket which form the roots of the armed forces of most nations we know today. In modern times people use motorized vehicles and firearms.