The Gay Games, held every four years, is an Olympics-like spectacular of sporting events, from cycling to soccer to martial arts.
Their experience with martial law worked to alienate them from their culture and people—as it was intended to do.
Gonzalez, a martial artist with a criminal past, and seven others have been arrested in connection with the double homicide.
late 14c., "warlike," from Latin martialis "of Mars or war," from Mars (genitive Martis), Roman god of war; see Mars. Related: Martially. Martial law, "military rule over civilians," first recorded 1530s.