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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 of gendarmerie

French gendarmerie, from gendarme


First Known Use: 1795


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