There are 2 main definitions of martial in English:

martial1

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːʃ(ə)l
 
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adjective

Relating to fighting or war: martial bravery
More example sentences
  • The martial, or fighting arts are among humankind's oldest avocations.
  • In the opening part there are fight scenes woven around him to introduce us to his martial skills.
  • Some may be obscure to people who haven't read much about martial culture or military history.
Synonyms

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin martialis, from Mars, Mart- (see Mars).

Derivatives

martially

adverb
More example sentences
  • ‘It hardly needs to be said that my husband is martially skilled,’ Adriana went on, ‘and I myself am skilled as well.’
  • Leaving the Priests - their less martially inclined counterparts - to spread the inspiring words of the Goddess, the holy warriors preferred to let their actions speak for them, battling evil with their uniquely crafted weapons.
  • You are arguably the most martially capable hand-to-hand fighter in this fleet besides myself.

Definition of martial in:

There are 2 main definitions of martial in English:

Martial2

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːʃ(ə)l
 
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( 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.

Definition of martial in: