MIL'ITARY, a. [L. militaris, from miles, a soldier; milito, to fight.]1. Pertaining to soldiers or to arms; as a military parade or appearance; military discipline.2. Engaged in the service of soldiers or arms; as a military man.3. Warlike; becoming a soldier; as military virtue; military bravery.4. Derived from the services or exploits of a soldier; as military renown.5. Conformable to the customs or rules of armies or militia. The conduct of the officer was not military.6. Performed or made by soldiers; as a military election.
Military tenure, a tenure of land, on condition of performing military service.
MIL'ITARY, n. The whole body of soldiers; soldiery; militia; an army.