noun(the Church Militant)
The whole body of living Christian believers.
- Our Lord Jesus equipped the Church Militant with two potent weapons on that Maundy Thursday.
- Needless to say, today's Church Militant is plagued with indifference.
- This miniature, illustrating another psalm for the sons of Core, shows David before a crowned female figure, symbol of the Church Militant and then Triumphant.
Mid 16th century: contrasted with the Church Triumphant in heaven.
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Syllabification: Church Mil·i·tant
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