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Other Civilian Definition

[n] a nonmilitary citizen
[adj] associated with or performed by civilians as contrasted with the military; "civilian clothing"; "civilian life"


civil, noncombatant

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Misc. Definitions

\Ci*vil"ian\, n. [From {Civil}]
1. One skilled in the civil law. Ancient civilians and writers upon government. --Swift.
2. A student of the civil law at a university or college. --R. Graves.
3. One whose pursuits are those of civil life, not military or clerical.

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