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special court-martial

noun, U.S. Military
1.
a court-martial established to try violations of military law less serious than those tried by a general court-martial but more serious than those tried by a summary court-martial.
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  • Those whom they regard as the ringleaders they take to the town hall and have them tried by a special court-martial.

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