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martial
used in The Bourne Identity

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Definition
relating to war or soldiers
most commonly seen in these expressions:
  • "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
  • He remained motionless and let her pass on the sidewalk, her heels clicking martially on the pavement.
    Chapter 28 (3% in)
  • The other was identified as a former American Intelligence officer living in Paris, a highly controversial man who killed a journalist in Vietnam and was given the choice of retiring from the army or facing a court-martial.
    Chapter 34 (60% in)

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