Noun(1) temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
(1) In the mid-1950s we stayed in a barrack of houses in the cantonment of Delhi.(2) The corps is all set to expand the green cover at the cantonment .(3) Lord Carrington, the British foreign secretary, hoping thereby to preserve a white cantonment , floated the idea of partitioning South Africa just before Nelson Mandela was released from prison.(4) The second test of their commitment to making the transition was the comprehensive peace agreement and cantonment of combatants.(5) Yet, I am not permitted to enter certain restricted areas like the cantonment .(6) But as water became scarce in the dry season, Maoists from the nearby cantonment started taking the water.(7) Meanwhile, the Raising day of the 15 Corps of the Army was celebrated with traditional fervour at the Badami Bagh cantonment here.(8) The Corps of Engineers built wooden structured training facilities, then called cantonments , throughout the United States.(9) Having grown up in British cantonments as the son of an army officer, I knew how the British lived in India.(10) The Sepoys in India in 1857 who rebelled against their British officers often invaded the British cantonments and attacked their women.(11) Instead, U.S. forces generally remain penned up in formidable cantonments .(12) The entry of vehicles on the roads opposite cantonments has been restricted.(13) The most important element in security sector reform is securing the future of Maoist soldiers residing in cantonments .
1. camp ::
2. bivouac ::
3. encampment ::
Different Formscantonment, cantonments
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