the body of laws relating to the government of the armed forces; rules and regulations for the conduct of military personnel.
Discover The Influence Of Portuguese On English Via This Quiz!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
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Which of the following bird names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Words nearby military law
Origin of military law
First recorded in 1730–40
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British Dictionary definitions for military law
articles or regulations that apply to those belonging to the armed servicesCompare martial law
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