martial martial  /ˈmɑr ʃəl/


  1. (n) Roman poet noted for epigrams (first century BC)
  2. (adj) (of persons) befitting a warrior
  3. (adj) suggesting war or military life
  4. (adj) of or relating to the armed forces


  • As the civil war spiralled out of control the government acting under emergency powers declared martial law.


  1. 3 martial artists win at state event

    Three Wausau martial artists from the Stevens Taekwondo program at the Woodson YMCA participated in the Wisconsin State Taekwondo Championship May 4 in Madison, the first tournament in the state to be sanctioned by USA-Taekwondo, the national governing bo
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Wausau Daily Herald

  2. Farmington Martial Arts throws down the gauntlet with 5k Tough Run for United Way

    BONNE TERRE — Farmington Martial Arts is celebrating their 20th anniversary in business and wanted to host an event and give back to the community at the same time.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Park Hills Daily Journal

  3. Martial arts demonstration

    Hwang’s School of Martial Arts will offer a Preschool Martial Arts Demonstration Friday, June 21, at 10:30 a.m. for ages 3 and up. Tom is a 3-year old male greyhound that likes kids.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Stratford Star

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  1. "President Bush this morning accepted the recommendation of the Secretary of the Army to approve a sentence of death for army private Ronald A. Gray, affirming the sentence that resulted from a general court martial for multiple charges of murder...
    on Jul 28, 2008 By: Dana Perino Source: AFP

  2. "The whole country was subject to martial law only to get this decision," said Ahsan Iqbal, leader of one of Pakistan's two main opposition parties.
    on Nov 18, 2007 By: Allama Iqbal Source: FOXNews

  3. "President Musharraf must be told to revoke martial law, release the thousands of Pakistanis imprisoned in recent days, restore freedom of the press, relinquish his military position and proceed with democratic reforms," said Rep. Jane Harman,...
    on Nov 3, 2007 By: Jane Harman Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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