Militancy Mil"i*tan*cy, n. [See {Militant}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The state of being militant; warfare. [1913 Webster]

2. A military spirit or system; militarism. --H. Spencer. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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