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Definition of Militia


  1. In the widest sense, the whole military force of a nation, including both those engaged in military service as a business, and those competent and available for such service; specifically, the body of citizens enrolled for military instruction and discipline, but not subject to be called into actual service except in emergencies.
  2. Military service; warfare.

Militia Quotations

For a people who are free, and who mean to remain so, a well-organized and armed militia is their best security.
Thomas Jefferson

A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained in arms, is the best most natural defense of a free country.
James Madison

We are also assisting the refugees who have fled across the border to Chad. As many of them have been subject to attacks by militia crossing from Sudan, UNHCR is mounting a major logistical operation to establish camps and transfer refugees away from the border zone.
Jan Egeland

I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people except for a few public officials.
George Mason

Hizbullah is not a militia.
Bashar al-Assad
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Militia Translations

militia in French is milice
militia in Spanish is milicia
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