MILITIA in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MILITIA
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militia
 n.  the entire body of physically fit civilians eligible by law for military service
 n.  civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
Classic Sentence: (29 in 2 pages)
1  In a moment, the Home Guard and the militia unit in their bright uniforms shook the narrow stairs and crowded into the room, bowing, saluting, shaking hands.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  Scarlett tiptoed above the crowd and saw the captain of the militia mounting the orchestra platform.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
3  Several of the proud mothers of members of the militia were standing close by and overheard the remark.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
4  "Nobody's invading us and nobody's going to," said Melly coolly, looking toward a group of the militia.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
5  And as for all this talk about the militia staying here to keep the darkies from rising--why, it's the silliest thing I ever heard of.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
6  I'll bet we could lick the Yankees in a month if all the militia of all the states went to Virginia.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
7  That afternoon the Elsing home was crowded with soldiers on leave and men from the hospitals, members of the Home Guard and the militia unit, and matrons, widows and young girls.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
8  Of course, he was the only boy his mother had and, after all, somebody had to be in the militia to protect the state.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
9  Worst of all, some of the state governors, Governor Brown of Georgia among them, were refusing to send state militia troops and arms out of their borders.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
10  Graybeards in the Home Guard and members of the state militia, safe in Atlanta, insisted they could have managed the campaign better and drew maps on tablecloths to prove their contentions.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
11  Both the militia and the Home Guards are going to be sent in to reinforce General Johnston.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
12  The state militia who had gone out so short a time before, resplendent in new uniforms, could hardly be distinguished from the seasoned troops, so dirty and unkempt were they.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
13  Before him lay three hundred miles of territory virtually undefended save by a few state militia and the old men and young boys of the Home Guard.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
14  Orders were given to raise recruits, ten men in every thousand for the regular army, and besides this, nine men in every thousand for the militia.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER X
15  So I write you frankly: call out the militia.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER V
Example Sentence:
1  Dustan has a record of switching sides when convenient, and there are many Taliban supporters who would do likewise if the fortunes of the puritan militia are on the decline.
2  The cleric remains in a strong position, with Shia Islam's holiest site under the rule of his militia and US-led forces reluctant to cause any damage to the sacred city.
3  The militia in Lebanon has agreed to pull out of Beirut.
4  Tony Blair hopes to convince Bush to back a UN resolution next week, and calling for the disarming of militias there and the facilitation of the exchange of prisoners held by Hezbollah and the Israelis.
5  A UN force was sent in to stop fighting between three rival militias.