gendarmery
noun see gendarmerie

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • gendarmery — gen*darm er*y, n. Same as {gendarmerie}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gendarmery — gendarmerie gen*darm er*ie n. [F. gendarmerie.] The French police force; the body of gendarmes or gendarmes collectively. [Also spelled {gendarmery}.] Syn: gendarmery. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gendarmery — gen·dar·mery …   English syllables

  • gendarmery — noun French police force; a group of gendarmes or gendarmes collectively • Syn: ↑gendarmerie • Hypernyms: ↑police, ↑police force, ↑constabulary, ↑law • Member Meronyms: ↑gendarme …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gendarmerie — This article is about the concept. For bodies called Gendarmerie , see Gendarmerie (disambiguation). Gendarmes in Paris, rue Vernet, near the Champs Élysées A gendarmerie or gendarmery ( …   Wikipedia

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  • gendarmerie — gen*darm er*ie n. [F. gendarmerie.] The French police force; the body of gendarmes or gendarmes collectively. [Also spelled {gendarmery}.] Syn: gendarmery. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gendarmerie — or gendarmery noun (plural meries) Etymology: French gendarmerie, from gendarme Date: 1795 a body of gendarmes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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