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military commission


from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an official document issued by a government and conferring on the recipient the rank of an officer in the armed forces


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  • These registers, and all other officers having to do with elections, were to be held to a rigid accountability, and be subject to trial by military commission for fraud or unlawful or improper conduct in the performance of their duties; and in order to be certain that the Registration Boards performed their work faithfully and intelligently, officers of the army were appointed as supervisors.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • He executed a civil and military commission in the Eastern provinces; and his death was lamented by the savages of Aethiopia, whose incursions he had repressed.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • These executions excited equal horror and indignation, and General Carra St. Cyr was obliged to issue a proclamation for the dissolution of the military commission by whom the men had been sentenced.

    The Memoirs of Napoleon

  • In fact, a military commission is a very different proceeding than a court-martial, which gives defendants many of the same kind of rights that an American civilian trial entitles them to.

    The Longest War

  • Subsequently a military commission investigated the subject of the riot, taking a great deal of testimony.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • Federal Executive, and citizens ordered to be tried by military commission for what they may dare to speak.

    A Life of Gen Robert E Lee


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