Martial-law meaning

Temporary rule by military authorities, imposed on a civilian population especially in time of war or when civil authority has broken down.
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Temporary rule by the military authorities over the civilian population, as in an area of military operations in time of war, or when civil authority has broken down.
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Civil law exerted over citizens by military, generally in times of war or emergency.
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Rules by military authorities, especially when imposed on a civilian population in time of war or other crisis, or in an occupied territory.
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The law imposed on an occupied territory by occupying military forces.
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