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Noun Concept
Categories: All articles with vague or ambiguous time, Rebel militia groups, Articles with short description, All articles needing additional references, Militias
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militia  reserves  Citizen army  Armed militia  Citizen-soldier
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Civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army WordNet 3.0
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Civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
A militia is generally an army or some other fighting organization of non-professional soldiers, citizens of a country, or subjects of a state, who may perform military service during a time of need, as opposed to a professional force of regular, full-time military personnel, or to members of a warrior nobility class. Wikipedia
Generally refers to an army or other fighting force that is composed of non-professional fighters Wikidata
A private force, not under government control. OmegaWiki
An army of trained civilians, which may be an official reserve army, called upon in time of need, the entire able-bodied population of a state which may also be called upon, or a private force not under government control. Wiktionary
Army of trained civilians called upon in time of need. Wiktionary (translation)