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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers.

Usage examples (37)
  • They have been staying in the cantonment for days awaiting further instructions from their superiors.
  • The cantonment is the head quarters of the British army on this side the Deccan.
  • Muyange is so far the only so-called cantonment camp that is operational thus far in Burundi.
  • It was formerly, but is no longer, a military cantonment. for more
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