Definition of Military greeting

1. Noun. A formal military gesture of respect.

Exact synonyms: Salute
Generic synonyms: Greeting, Salutation
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Derivative terms: Salute, Salute

Lexicographical Neighbors of Military Greeting

military chaplain
military commission
military control
military court
military dentistry
military drill
military engine
military engineer
military engines
military exercise
military exercises
military expedition
military force
military formation
military governor
military greeting (current term)
military group
military headquarters
military hospital
military installation
military intelligence
military issue
military junta
military law
military leader
military machine
military man
military march

Literary usage of Military greeting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1860)
"... this military greeting returned by apostolic blessing, our author is on the bridge of St Angelo, and meets " a cortège of chariots, ..."

2. The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart by Walter Scott (1829)
"Here, too, the victorious allies of both countries exchanged military greeting,—the Prussians halting their regimental bands to play " God save the King," ..."

3. A Short History of Germany by Ernest Flagg Henderson (1902)
"He feebly answered my military greeting by lifting his fatigue cap." The fallen emperor at the moment was waiting to be ..."

4. Reminiscences of Worcester from the Earliest Period, Historical and by Caleb Arnold Wall (1877)
"... escorted (he " Father of bis country" to J tostón, where a grand civil and military greeting awaited him. He was met at the entrance by the selectmen ..."

5. Personal Reminiscences of General Skobeleff by Vasiliĭ Ivanovich Nemirovich-Danchenko, Edward Arthur Brayley Hodgetts (1884)
"You have run—and * The usual Russian military greeting, especially by a general inspecting his men on parade. The regulation answer follows. ..."

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