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[lahnt-veyr] /ˈlɑntˌveɪr/

(in Germany, Austria, etc.) the part of the organized military forces of a nation that has completed a certain amount of compulsory training, and whose continuous service is required only in time of war.

German military reserves, from German Landwehr, from Old High German lantweri, from lant “land” (see land (n.)) + weri “protection” (see weir).


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