militia
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /məˈlɪʃə/
Noun

militia (plural militias)

  1. An army of trained civilians, which may be an official reserve army, called upon in time of need, the entire able-bodied population of a state which may also be called upon, or a private force not under government control.
  2. The national police force of certain countries (e.g. Belarus).
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