military court

Definitions of military court

n a judicial court of commissioned officers for the discipline and punishment of military personnel

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a military court to try members of the armed services who are accused of serious breaches of martial law
provost court
a military court for trying people charged with minor offenses in an occupied area
drumhead court-martial
a military court convened to hear urgent charges of offenses committed in action
special court-martial
a court-martial to try soldiers for offenses less serious that than those committed in action; consists of at least three officers
Type of:
court, judicature, tribunal
an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business

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