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gendarmerie

noun gen·dar·mer·ie \zhän-ˈdär-mə-rē, jän-\

Definition of gendarmerie

plural

gendarmeries

  1. :  a body of gendarmes



Variants of gendarmerie

or

gendarmery

play \zhän-ˈdär-mə-rē, jän-\

Origin and Etymology of gendarmerie

French gendarmerie, from gendarme


First Known Use: 1795


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