militiaman

[ mi-lish-uh-muh n ]
/ mɪˈlɪʃ ə mən /

noun, plural mi·li·tia·men.

a person serving in the militia.

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Origin of militiaman

First recorded in 1770–80; militia + -man

usage note for militiaman

See -man.
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British Dictionary definitions for militiamen

militiaman
/ (mɪˈlɪʃəmən) /

noun plural -men

a man serving with the militia
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