the expression militia (v. lat.: miles soldier) designates:

  1. a citizen or a people army consisting usually of shortserved people liable for military service, see militia (people army),
  2. in dictatorships paramilitärische kasernierte police federations, see Paramilitär,
  3. a self-designation of different partisan federations,
  4. in Russia and unite GUS states the usual police (Milizija), see police (Russia),
  5. in Poland from 1944 to 1990 the police, see Milicja Obywatelska,
  6. a military unit, which is not constant in use.

This side is a term clarifying for the distinction of several terms named the same word.

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