Military order

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(a) A command proceeding from a military superior.
An association of military persons under a bond of certain peculiar rules; especially, such an association of knights in the Middle Ages, or a body in modern times taking a similar form, membership of which confers some distinction.

See also: Military, Military

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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John, or of Alcantara, they used to say then a Knight of the Twelve Peers, because twelve equals were chosen for that military order. That there was a Cid, as well as a Bernardo del Carpio, there can be no doubt; but that they did the deeds people say they did, I hold to be very doubtful.
Miss Ophelia seated herself resolutely on the lately vanquished trunk, and marshalling all her goods and chattels in fine military order, seemed resolved to defend them to the last.
The five old soldiers of the dragon's teeth grew very fond of these small urchins, and were never weary of showing them how to shoulder sticks, flourish wooden swords, and march in military order, blowing a penny trumpet, or beating an abominable rub-a-dub upon a little drum.
Those military orders are part of the policy of forced displacement adopted by the Israeli occupation authorities, which aims at displacing the Palestinian population from their land and tightening the siege on them, to expand the settlements and the military areas, which is a serious violation of international humanitarian law and escalates to war crimes based on discrimination and ethnic cleansing.
It said that since 1967, Israel has arrested and detained hundreds of thousands of Palestinians, including women and children, under military orders. Many were detained under Military Order 101 solely for attending peaceful protests that were deemed to be political.
ae1/4oeAnd yet, raising the Palestinian flag in the West Bank or displaying the 'wrongae1/4ao poster in a room is still a criminal act under Israeli military orders, unless an Israeli army commander authorizes it,ae1/4Ci said AI.
The accused was convicted with three counts of murder as well as insulting the reputation of the Jordanian armed forces and violating military orders. Sahar Esfandiari
He concluded his military orders by calling for a donation to Saraya al-Salam and cooperate in order to push terrorism in the usurped territories.
Historians and archaeologists explore the two Christian military orders in Ireland.
Conferring the military orders by His Majesty, the Supreme Commander comes in appreciation for their loyalty in serving this dear homeland and His Majesty, and their dedication in carrying out the national duty.
Synopsis: "Warrior monks" is the misnomer applied to the Iberian military orders that emerged on the frontiers of Europe in the twelfth century and have long fascinated general readers and professional historians alike.
(2) Under Section 535(a)(1), servicemembers may terminate residential leases upon receipt of "military orders for a permanent change of station or to deploy with a military unit, or as an individual in support of a military operation, for a period of not less than 90 days." (3) At issue in Empirian was interpretation of the term "permanent change of station" (PCS) orders.

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