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MILITARY. That which belongs or relates to the army.

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It accused the prisoner of resisting the execution of a search-warrant, by force of arms, and particularized in the vague language of the law, among a variety of other weapons, the use of the rifle.
Wherefore the reverend father in God prays you, as his dear friends, to rescue him, either by paying down the ransom at which they hold him, or by force of arms, at your best discretion.
The experiences of the day had so shaken the nerves of the black sergeant that he was ready to treat with these people rather than take their village by force of arms, as would ordinarily have been his preference; but now a vague conviction influenced him that there watched over this part of the jungle a powerful demon who wielded miraculous power for evil against those who offended him.
The Christians who were to row were ready and in hiding in different places round about, all waiting for me, anxious and elated, and eager to attack the vessel they had before their eyes; for they did not know the renegade's plan, but expected that they were to gain their liberty by force of arms and by killing the Moors who were on board the vessel.
According to media and local sources, armed groups blocked on October 26th a relief aid convoy provided by the UN to the towns of Yalda, Babila, and Beit Sahm in Damascus Countryside and prevented them by force of arms in the town of Yalda from reaching the people until they were given 5,000 food packages as a ransom.
North Korea is ready to react to any mode of war desired by the US," he said, adding that "We will take the toughest counteraction against the provocateurs in order to defend ourselves by powerful force of arms.
BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said, "Our duty is to provide security and protect citizens and not allow to impose a certain will by force of arms.
Canada supports the preservation of Turkish democracy, and condemns any attempt to subvert Turkey's democratic institutions by force of arms.
Head of Yabod municipality, Samer Abu Baker, told WAFA that armed soldiers raided the house of local Yehya Abu Shamleh, and prevented its occupants from leaving, after taking over the house by force of arms, sparking a heated argument between them.
Acting upon a security tip and following thorough surveillance, the suspect has been apprehended on charges of terrorism, setting up and belonging to an armed gang and resisting law enforcement personnel by the force of arms, the communiquA' added.
August 14, 2105 (KHARTOUM) - The government of South Sudan disclosed that the Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir has told a presidential envoy that he would support the rebel leader, Riek Machar, to assume power in the newborn state by force of arms.
The PKK has got where it has today through force of arms.