gendarmery gendarmery

Definition(s):

  • (n) French police force; a group of gendarmes or gendarmes collectively

Usage(s):

  1. Such overzealous persons included the entire Japanese gendarmery, directly subordinate to tut-tutting Lieut.
  2. Two British officers, Major General Sir Jocelyn Percy and a Major Cripps, instructors to the Albanian gendarmery, did more than anything else to prevent an open break.
  3. Alerted by Jewish ex-partisans that a big Nazi was in the neighborhood, Wiesenthal checked with the local gendarmery.
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