noun, plural par·a·mil·i·tar·ies.
Examples from the Web for paramilitary
I condemn this action from the viewpoint of the Guards and the [paramilitary] Basij.
A paramilitary group he formed took credit last week for two gangland-style shootings of pro-Russian separatists.
The conflict is up close and personal for the paramilitary fighters.
The paramilitary right sector has de facto power at least in some Western Ukrainian regions, such as the Rivne and Volyn Regions.Can Ukraine Control Its Far Right Ultranationalists?|Oleg Shynkarenko|March 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“This is a guy who runs a paramilitary operation,” Buono continued.Christie Runs “Paramilitary Organization,” Says Democratic Ex-Foe After New Bridge Emails|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Paramilitary programs of Party-sponsored youth organizations are similar in many ways to those in the school system.Area Handbook for Albania|Eugene K. Keefe
British Dictionary definitions for paramilitary
- a paramilitary force
- a member of such a force