landsturm

noun land·sturm \ˈläntˌshtu̇rm\

Definition of landsturm

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a calling out of the militia :  a general levy in time of war

  2. 2 :  militia, home reserves

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Origin and Etymology of landsturm

German, originally, call to arms rendered by storm-warning bells, from land land (from Old High German lant) + sturm storm (from Old High German) — more at land, storm


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