militiaman


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mi·li·tia·man

 (mə-lĭsh′ə-mən)
n.
A man who is a member of a militia.

militiaman

(mɪˈlɪʃəmən)
n, pl -men
(Military) a man serving with the militia

mi•li•tia•man

(mɪˈlɪʃ ə mən)

n., pl. -men.
a person serving in the militia.
[1770–80]
usage: See -man.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.militiaman - a member of the militiamilitiaman - a member of the militia; serves only during emergencies
militia, reserves - civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
Minuteman - an American militiaman prior to and during the American Revolution
soldier - an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army; "the soldiers stood at attention"
trainbandsman - a member of a trainband
Translations

militiaman

[mɪˈlɪʃəmən] (militiamen (pl)) Nmiliciano m

militiaman

[mɪˈlɪʃəmən] nmilicien m

militiaman

n pl <-men> → Milizsoldat m
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Four days have now passed and the Yemeni militiaman have not publicly produced the Iranians they say they are holding.
BEIRUT, April 10 (KUNA) -- The Internal Force has napped a leading militiaman, notorious for attacking the army, the squad said in a statement Friday.
Diplomatic missions have been invited to return to Tripoli, and in the meantime we are here to secure the area," one militiaman said, speaking on condition of anonymity.
But the investigators were allowed through a checkpoint leading to the crash site at the village of Rozsypne yesterday by a rie-toting militiaman who then red a warning shot to prevent reporters from accompanying the convoy.
In the city of Baquba, North of the capital, five soldiers and one anti-Qaeda Sahwa militiaman was killed by gunmen at a checkpoint, AFP reported.
The suicide attack hit the funeral of an anti-Al-Qaida militiaman in restive Diyala province while the car bombs targeted civilians in and around the capital, according to security and medical officials.
Firewood Patrol After the militiaman jams his gun, shots ring out, as they are known to do in east Congo.