Their martial spirit attracts the admiration of locals who seek to join their elite band of brothers.
Gonzalez, a martial artist with a criminal past, and seven others have been arrested in connection with the double homicide.
In the pantheon of martial artists, high on the list are Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, and Chuck Norris.
Many Indians regard it as a quasi-mythical place, a land of lush hills, temperate climate, martial men, and handsome women.
Michael Savage is talking about how Obama may stage crises to bring in martial law.
Pliny deemeth them to be wild; martial is also of the same opinion, where he saith, “Imbelles damæ quid nisi præda sumus?”
The warrior took that banner proud, And it was his martial cloak and shroud!
In spirited retorts the martial madrigal proceeds, but it is not all mere war and courage.
These events conspired with other causes to infuse in me a martial spirit.
He sits at home all day, dictating verses, or his translation of martial, to his lady secretary.
late 14c., "warlike," from Latin martialis "of Mars or war," from Mars (genitive Martis), Roman god of war; see Mars. Related: Martially. Martial law, "military rule over civilians," first recorded 1530s.