from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The statutes, codes, and common traditions relating to and executed by military courts for the discipline, trial, and punishment of military personnel.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a branch of the general municipal law, consisting of rules ordained for the government of the military force of a state in peace and war, and administered in courts martial.
- adj. See Martial law, under Martial.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the body of laws and rules of conduct administered by military courts for the discipline, trial, and punishment of military personnel
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