Pronunciation: (par"u-mil'i-ter"ē), [key]
—adj., n., pl. -tar•ies.
noting or pertaining to an organization operating as, in place of, or as a supplement to a regular military force: a paramilitary police unit.
Also,par•a•mil•i•ta•ristPronunciation: (par"u-mil'i-tur-ist). [key]a person employed in such a force.
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