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Multiple Meanings
martial

declared martial law
relating to war or soldiers

Martial is perhaps most seen in the phrases:
  • court martial — a military court that tries military personnel using military law (which is different than civilian law)
  • martial law — the body of law imposed by the military over civilian affairs which can be declared to replace ordinary civilian law in a time of crisis
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