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militia
American English: /məˈlɪʃə/
British English: /mɪˈlɪʃə/

Translation of militia in Spanish:

noun

  • (+ singular or plural verb)
    Example sentences
    • These elites raised militias that freed U.S. forces from town security duties and joined garrison soldiers to hunt guerrillas in the boondocks.
    • Military forces - and this included the various state militias - were raised to defend the country against England, France, and Spain.
    • In fact, Esdaile asserts that, among the Spanish, the bulk of hard fighting was carried on not by popular forces like urban militias or guerrillas, but a much-maligned and suspected regular army.
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