Definition of militaria in English:

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militaria

Pronunciation: /ˌmɪlɪˈtɛːrɪə/

plural noun

Military articles of historical interest, such as weapons, uniforms, and equipment: I’ve picked up a lot of militaria during research for this project
More example sentences
  • I was very young and liked playing with my G.I. Joes and had an interest in guns and militaria.
  • Aside from their spectacular and noisy arena show, they also exhibit static displays of their personal collections of militaria.
  • On arrival you should report to reception where you will be directed to the queue for the appropriate discipline - porcelain, furniture, pictures, jewellery, silver, clocks and watches, arms and militaria, books or miscellaneous.

Origin

1960s: from military + -ia2.

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