noun, plural mil·i·tar·ies, mil·i·tar·y.
- the military establishment of a nation; the armed forces.
- military personnel, especially commissioned officers, taken collectively: the bar, the press, and the military.
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Each parish has its brass band supplied with European instruments, the musicians generally wearing a quasi-military uniform.The Inhabitants of the Philippines|Frederic H. Sawyer
The first and second lieutenants were soon elected and a quasi-military organization was soon formed.Memoirs of Orange Jacobs|Orange Jacobs
Captain Bellfield was also at Norwich, having obtained some quasi-military employment there in the matter of drilling volunteers.Can You Forgive Her?|Anthony Trollope
So far as the Ulstermen were concerned the ridicule of their quasi-military display and equipment never had any sting in it.Ulster's Stand For Union|Ronald McNeill