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Meaning of COURT-MARTIAL

Pronunciation:  'kowrt`mârshul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a trial by court martial
  2. [n]  a military court to try serious breaches of martial law
  3. [v]  condemn in a military court
  4. [v]  subject to trial by court-martial
 

COURT-MARTIAL is a 13 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: adjudicate, condemn, doom, drumhead court-martial, judge, military court, sentence, special court-martial, trial, try

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Court`-mar"tial\ (k?rt`m?r"shal), n.; pl.
    {Courts-martial} (k?rts`-).
    A court consisting of military or naval officers, for the
    trial of one belonging to the army or navy, or of offenses
    against military or naval law.
    
    
  2. \Court`-mar"tial\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
    {Court-martialed} (-shald); p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Court-martialing}.]
    To subject to trial by a court-martial.
    
    
 

 

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