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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary

Canteen (noun): an establishment that serves as an informal social club (for soldiers or a community's teenagers)

Citizenship (noun): the status of being a native or naturalized person who owes allegiance to a government and is entitled to protection from it

Communism (noun) a: a doctrine based on revolutionary Marxian socialism and Marxism-Leninism that was the official ideology of the U.S.S.R. b: a totalitarian system of government in which a single authoritarian party controls state-owned means of production

Congress (noun): the supreme legislative body of a nation and especially of a republic

Democracy (noun): a government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised by them directly or indirectly through a system of representation usually involving periodically held free elections

Depot (noun): a building for railroad or bus passengers or freight

Discharge (verb): to release from service or duty <discharge a soldier>

Draft (noun): a system for or act of selecting individuals from a group (as for compulsory military service)

Enlist (verb): to enroll oneself in the armed forces

Homesick (adjective): longing for home and family while absent from them

Honorable (adjective): attesting to creditable conduct

Reservation (noun): a tract of land set apart by the federal government for a special purpose, especially one for the use of a Native American people

Treaty (noun): a contract in writing between two or more political authorities (as states or sovereigns) formally signed by representatives duly authorized and usually ratified by the lawmaking authority of the state

Veteran (noun): a former member of the armed forces

Volunteer (noun): one who enters into military service proceeding from the will or from one's own choice or consent

War (noun): a state of usually open and declared armed hostile conflict between states or nations
 

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