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.
Army vet Jacob Siegel on what unites a Congresswoman, businessman, med student, and martial artist.
Whereas settlers are subjected to Israeli civil law, Palestinians are subjected to martial law.
Pliny deemeth them to be wild; martial is also of the same opinion, where he saith, “Imbelles damæ quid nisi præda sumus?”
At 'beautiful Vienne,' martial boasted that his works were read with avidity.
In spirited retorts the martial madrigal proceeds, but it is not all mere war and courage.
Farewell to the dismal, blood-red phantom of martial renown!
He sits at home all day, dictating verses, or his translation of martial, to his lady secretary.
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.