martial law in a sentence

Example sentences for martial law

Martial law is the temporary military rule imposed upon a civilian population.
Sometimes the best way to behave better when you are weak is to impose martial law upon yourself when you feel strong.
And he ends by threatening martial law upon all future transgressors.
Only one day later, the government declared martial law.
But after the declaration of martial law, the atmosphere became tense.
In addition, he put the entire island under martial law.
Martial law brought order and uniformity in operations and compelled the people to go to work.

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