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Definition of "military commission" []

  • An official document issued by a government and conferring on the recipient the rank of an officer in the armed forces (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "military commission" in a sentence
  • "These executions excited equal horror and indignation, and General Carra St. Cyr was obliged to issue a proclamation for the dissolution of the military commission by whom the men had been sentenced."
  • "In fact, a military commission is a very different proceeding than a court-martial, which gives defendants many of the same kind of rights that an American civilian trial entitles them to."
  • "Federal Executive, and citizens ordered to be tried by military commission for what they may dare to speak."