Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    A military court for the enforcement of military laws and regulations.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A military court, convened under authority of government and the articles of war, for trying and punishing military offenses committed by soldiers or sailors in the army or navy. Pcople v. Van Allen, 55 N. Y. 31; Carver v. U. S., 16 Ct. Ch 361; U. S. v. Mackenzie, 30 Fed. Cas. 1160.