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Sample sentences for the GRE study word militia

militia can be used as a noun

1."Another romance," said the militia officer. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
2."Forfeit, forfeit" cried the militia officer. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
3.I am a militia officer and have not quitted Moscow.. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
4.From the commander of the militia he drove to the governor. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
5."By rights I am a militia officer, but my men are not here. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
6.No, no," she said to the militia officer, "you won't catch me. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
7."The militia have put on clean white shirts to be ready to die. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
8.--North Cork militia the editor cried, striding to the mantelpiece. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
9.He quitted the militia and engaged in trade, having brothers already established in a good way in London, which afforded him a favourable opening. - from Emma by Jane Austen
10.The militias of some barbarous nations defended themselves much better. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
11.Those militias which, like the Tartar or Arab militia, go to war under the same chieftains whom they are accustomed to obey in peace, are by far the best. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
12.The militias of all the civilized nations of the ancient world, of Greece, of Syria, and of Egypt, made but a feeble resistance to the standing armies of Rome. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
13.The victories which have been gained by militias have generally been, not over standing armies, but over other militias, in exercise and discipline inferior to themselves. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
14.The ancient institutions of Greece and Rome seem to have been much more effectual for maintaining the martial spirit of the great body of the people, than the establishment of what are called the militias of modern times. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

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