military government

Definition of "military government"
  1. The administration set up by a military leader in a territory they have taken over, which oversees a military law that is put into effect there and replaces any local laws that conflict with it
How to use "military government" in a sentence
  1. The military government was established following the coup to administer law and order in the region.
  2. During times of war, a military government might be put into place in conquered areas to uphold military law.
  3. One of the primary functions of the military government is the enforcement of military law, superseding local laws that contradict it.

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