[ lahnt-veyr ]

  1. (in Germany, Austria, etc.) the part of the organized military forces of a nation that has completed a certain amount of compulsory training, and whose continuous service is required only in time of war.

Origin of Landwehr

1805–15; <German, equivalent to Land country, land + Wehr defense; see weir

Words Nearby Landwehr Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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