martial : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n Roman poet noted for epigrams (first century BC)
- s (of persons) befitting a warrior
- s suggesting war or military life
- s of or relating to the armed forces
- As the civil war spiralled out of control the government acting under emergency powers declared martial law.
- In a PTI interview, the opposition leader criticizes martial law but is still open to negotiating with Pakistan's military leader.
- Making a martial-arts film had been Taiwanese director Ang Lee's dream ever since he grew up with the Hong Kong-based genre as a boy.
- Allama Iqbal in FOXNews
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... Dana Perino http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dana_Perino&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGDDj2yzEPA77FNshJ6h82DfxazFg AFP http://www.google.com/url?q=http://afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5hNNfBmKylXFXXCox9kZjsEzyBYQw&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEhD8rA5MWCRCVTADPWvNc8E8HPJQ Jul 28, 2008
61585 82207 martial 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.
- Jane Harman in San Francisco Chronicle
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,...