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militias Sentence Examples

  • Indian Army.-The forces in India consist of the British army on the Indian establishment and the Indian native army with its dependent local militias, feudatories, contingents, &c. In addition there is a force of European and Eurasian volunteers, drawn largely from railway employes.

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  • Then, too late, patriots like Machiavelli perceived the suicidal self-indulgence of the past, which, by substituting mercenary troops for national militias, left the Italians at the absolute discretion.

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  • Step by step, and in spite of the efforts of the emperors at Constantinople, the great imperial officials became landowners, the owners of land - kinsmen or at least associates of these officials - intruded on the imperial administration, while the necessity for providing for the defence of the imperial territories against the Lombards led to the formation of local militias, who at first were attached to the imperial regiments, but gradually became independent.

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  • Tens of thousand of people have died in three years of conflict in Darfur, most killed by pro-government militias.

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  • south of Toledo; but both militias disbanded when Richard Rush, of Philadelphia, and Benjamin C. Howard, of Baltimore, appeared at Toledo as peace emissaries, appointed by President Jackson.

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  • To the great alarm of the inhabitants a body of about 1400 men disembarked, but it quickly capitulated, practically without striking a blow, to a combined force of the local militias under Sir Richard Philipps, Lord Milford and John Campbell, Lord Cawdor; the French frigates meanwhile sailing away towards Ireland.

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  • And, issue an emergency warning order that we're going to send the Appalachia militia to neighboring militias.

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  • At moments of heightened class struggle, the Bolsheviks actively agitated for workers ' defense militias against the tsarist state forces.

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  • Tho produced on a stencil duplicator, photocopies and electronic uploads give it an immense circulation among the militias.

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  • There have been a slew of reports in the press claiming the Kurdish militias have intensified their training in preparations for war.

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  • TWO: THE RESPONSE During the past few years, there has been an enormous growth of citizen militias in the United States.

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  • The Republican censor removed from the war reportage even the smallest successes of the militias.

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  • The funding of illegal militias which set up illegal roadblocks and harass citizens.

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  • Tensions mounted all through the 1830s as militias were raised on both sides in what later came to be known as the Aroostook War, even though there was never actually a war or casualties.

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