What does the word civilian mean?

Usage examples for civilian

  1. Here, too, we found the first instance of friction between the troops and the civilian populace, and the old lady made no bones about telling us how unwelcome we were. – From the St. Lawrence to the Yser with the 1st Canadian brigade by Frederic C. Curry
  2. They have a variety of uses, both military and civilian. – The Dawn of Amateur Radio in the U.K. and Greece A Personal View by Norman F. Joly
  3. 2. At retreat, sunset, civilian spectators should stand at attention and give the military salute. – How Girls Can Help Their Country by Juliette Low Agnes Baden-Powell Robert Baden-Powell