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martial British & World English

Relating to fighting or war

Martial British & World English

(Circa 40-circa 104 ad), Roman epigrammatist, born in Spain; Latin name Marcus Valerius Martialis. His fifteen books of epigrams, in a variety of metres, reflect all facets of Roman life

martial English Thesaurus

their martial exploits

Martial New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(c.40–c.104 ad), Roman epigrammatist; Latin name Marcus Valerius Martialis

martial law British & World English

Military government, involving the suspension of ordinary law

court martial British & World English

A judicial court for trying members of the armed services accused of offences against military law

martial arts British & World English

Various sports, which originated chiefly in Japan, Korea, and China as forms of self-defence or attack, such as judo, karate, and kendo

martial eagle British & World English

A brown eagle with a brown-spotted white belly, which is Africa’s largest eagle

mixed martial arts British & World English

An extreme combat sport in which contestants are permitted to use the fighting techniques of wrestling and boxing but also those of martial arts such as kickboxing, judo, and karate

general court-martial British & World English

A court-martial for trying serious offenses, consisting of at least five officers with the authority to impose a sentence of dishonorable discharge or death

courts martial in court martial British & World English

A judicial court for trying members of the armed services accused of offences against military law