Definition of Military junta

1. Noun. A group of military officers who rule a country after seizing power.

Exact synonyms: Junta
Generic synonyms: Camp, Clique, Coterie, Ingroup, Inner Circle, Pack



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Military Junta

military engineer
military engines
military exercise
military exercises
military expedition
military force
military formation
military governor
military greeting
military group
military headquarters
military hospital
military installation
military intelligence
military issue
military junta (current term)
military law
military leader
military machine
military man
military march
military medicine
military mission
military music
military neurosis
military nursing
military officer
military operation

Literary usage of Military junta

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1. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1811)
"... and why—False and treacherous Intelligence transmitted by the Civil and Military Junta of Madrid to the Commander of the British Army—Warmly seconded ..."

2. History of the Pacific States of North America by Hubert Howe Bancroft, William Nemos, Henry Lebbeus Oak, Frances Fuller Victor, Alfred Bates (1886)
"... OF JA CARRILLO—Pico AS CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNOR—military junta AT MONTEREY—ADHESION TO PRESIDENT PAREDES—MEASURES FOR DEFENCE—Pico's PROTESTS —VALLEJO'. ..."

3. El Salvador at War: An Oral History of Conflict from the 1979 Insurrection edited by Max G. Manwaring, Court Prisk (1995)
"Of course, in responding slowly the United States was no different from the rest of the Western world. Although appealed to by that Civil- military junta of ..."

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