Simple Definition of martial art
: any one of several forms of fighting and self-defense (such as karate and judo) that are widely practiced as sports
Full Definition of martial art
: any of several arts of combat and self defense (as karate and judo) that are widely practiced as sport
Examples of martial art
He was trained in the martial arts.
First Known Use of martial art
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MARTIAL ART Defined for Kids
Definition of martial art
: any of several forms of combat and self-defense (as karate or judo) that are widely practiced as sports
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