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Synonyms for militia
mɪˈlɪʃ əmili·ti·a

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. militia, reservesnoun

    civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army

    Synonyms:
    reserves

  2. militianoun

    the entire body of physically fit civilians eligible by law for military service

    "their troops were untrained militia"; "Congress shall have power to provide for calling forth the militia"--United States Constitution

    Synonyms:
    reserves

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. militianoun

    Synonyms:
    trainband

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. militianoun

    Synonyms:
    troops, military, trainband

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "militia":

    militias, militiamen, guerrilla, posse, interahamwe

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How to use militia in a sentence?

  1. Mark Pitcavage:

    The issue of extremists -- both white supremacists and anti-government extremists like the militia movement -- in the military is certainly a real problem and a perennial one. For that reason, it needs to be addressed, because the past few decades have illustrated that it will not go away on its own, we should be realistic about the extent of the problem, of course. We are talking about a small number of extremists here -- but as they can in general society, extremists in the military can cause harm disproportionate to their numbers.

  2. Edward Moya:

    The supply side risks remain elevated in the Middle East and we could see tensions continue to elevate between the U.S. and Iran-backed militia in Iraq.

  3. Mohammed Meram:

    He is well and directing the southern and popular resistance in order to prevent the entrance of the militia forces into Aden.

  4. Felipe Borba:

    In Rio, there is a pattern. Political violence mainly involves organized crime, drug trafficking or paramilitary militia groups.

  5. John Bolton:

    We are very concerned about the Quds Force and Qassem Soleimani using Shi'ite militia groups and others in Iraq as indirect ways to attack our embassy in Baghdad, consulate in Erbil, our various bases around the country.

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