Definition of martial law in English:

martial law

Syllabification: mar·tial law


Military government involving the suspension of ordinary law.
More example sentences
  • This may be considered military law which should not be confused with the term martial law.
  • There is a state of emergency or martial law; there are military cordons and official broadcasts.
  • Sometimes, the military rules directly and calls it martial law.

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