cantonment cantonment

Definition(s):

  • (n) temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But for those at the Dacca cantonment it is too late for abortion.
  2. Some of the cantonment boards worked with the mayor.
  3. Today, Sandhya sits batting away mosquitoes in a sparse wood cabin, part of a sprawling Maoist cantonment in the southern district of Chitwan.

News

  • Gov. Scott signs first abortion-related bill passed in two years

    Scott was joined by his wife   Ann   and pro-life supporters from around the state as he signed HB 1129 Wednesday afternoon at the Florida Baptist Children’s Home’s Pensacola campus in Cantonment, a nonprofit organization that supports …
    on June 6, 2013     Source: St. Petersburg Times Blogs

Quotes

  1. "Swift action by the police yielded the arrest of the boy, who was brought into the cantonment area by accomplices who are being traced," Shah said.
    on Sep 7, 2008 By: Miran Shah Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "Conditions at cantonment sites have been of great concern to the UN Mission in Nepal (UNMIN)," particularly given the scheduled arrival in mid-June of the annual monsoon rains, Ban said.
    on Apr 28, 2007 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: Hindu

  3. "When our army officers are facing acute accommodation crisis, she is enjoying a vast land of 180 kathas inside the cantonment. Though she has been allotted a big house in Gulshan," Hasina said.
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Sheikh Hasina Source: The Daily Star

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