Definition of Militias

1. Noun. (plural of militia) ¹



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Definition of Militias

1. militia [n] - See also: militia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Militias

military volunteer
militarylike
militarywise
militate
militated
militates
militating
militation
militations
militerisation
militerisations
militia
militialike
militiaman
militiamen
militias (current term)
militiate
militiawoman
militiawomen
militician
militicians
militsia
militsias
milium
milk-alkali syndrome
milk-brother
milk-brothers
milk-cap
milk-caps

Literary usage of Militias

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1. Generation Under Fire: Children and Violence in Colombia by Robin Kirk, Human Rights Watch/Americas (1994)
"militias In 1993, for the first time, the local militia bought the pig for the Christmas feast in one Northwest comuna neighborhood. Formed by young people, ..."

2. You'll Learn Not to Cry: Child Combatants in Colombia by Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch (Organization), Sebastian Brett (2003)
"In recent years, FARC-EP and UC-ELN militias have waged vicious turf wars ... Several teenagers who had been in the militias told Human Rights Watch that ..."

3. Broken People: Caste Violence Against India's "Untouchables" by Smita Narula (1999)
"Caste militias Starting in the late 1960s, various upper-caste senas began to emerge in Bihar with the reported aim of containing Naxalite groups and ..."

4. An English Garner: Ingatherings from Our History and Literature by Edward Arber (1895)
"... Valuation of Men, Increasing of Seamen; of militias, harbours, Situation, Shipping, Power at sea, &c.: as the same relates to every country in general, ..."

5. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1783)
"Con/iterations en militias end Standing Armlet. With fame Observations on the Flan oi Defence ... militias ..."

6. Fletcher of Saltoun by George William Thomson Omond (1897)
"CHAPTER IV Fletcher's Political Writings—' A Discourse on militias'—The Affairs of Scotland—Supports Slavery as a cure for Mendicancy—Attacks the Partition ..."

7. Political Murder and Reform in Colombia: The Violence Continues by Juan E. Méndez, Americas Watch Committee (U.S.) (1992)
"Leaders of the militias, speaking to the press while keeping their faces hidden, ... The militias committed the highest number of executions in 1990. ..."

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