Land"sturm` (?), n. [G. See Land, and Storm.]

That part of the reserve force in Germany which is called out last.


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Land"sturm` (?), n. [G. See Land; Storm.]

In Germany and other European nations, and Japan:

(a) A general levy in time of war.

(b) The forces called out on such levy, composed of all men liable to service who are not in the army, navy, or Landwehr; the last line of defense, supposed to be called out only in case of invasion or other grave emergency. See Army organization, above.


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