military law


noun

the body of laws relating to the government of the armed forces; rules and regulations for the conduct of military personnel.

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Origin of military law

First recorded in 1730–40
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British Dictionary definitions for military law

military law

noun

articles or regulations that apply to those belonging to the armed servicesCompare martial law
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