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cantonment

noun can·ton·ment \kan-ˈtōn-mənt, -ˈtän- also -ˈtün-\

Definition of CANTONMENT

1
:  usu. temporary quarters for troops
2
:  a permanent military station in India
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First Known Use of CANTONMENT

1753

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