Meaning of Landwehr

Land•wehr

Pronunciation: (länt'vār"), [key]
— n.
  1. (in Germany, Austria, etc.) the part of the organized military forces of a nation that has completed a certain amount of compulsory training, and whose continuous service is required only in time of war.
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