cantonment

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  • Info A cantonment is a military or police quarters. more...
  • What about these new cantonments we're building all over the country? Cited from Dangerous Days, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • The cantonment, which is three miles from the civil station, contains the church and post office.
  • The two had previously worked together closely on the design of cantonments.
  • Other than support and supply troops in the cantonment, there were armed police in the city.
  • "My people carried him here, and now it is time we should go back to cantonments." Cited from The Day's Work [Vol. 1], by Rudyard Kipling
  • All house plans need to be approved by the Cantonment before start of any construction activity.
  • Soon after the war, the British set up a cantonment here.
  • This place was a cantonment area for British troops before India's independence.
  • Before the guards left their cantonments he wanted to see the different corps and hold a great review. Cited from Napoleon in Russia, by Achilles Rose
  • It has got secret agents all over the country specially in cantonment areas.
  • Following the mission, the students moved into a cantonment area.
  • The changes also be-part of cantonment's day-to-day life, had to be associated with its working.
  • Our cantonments were generally full of the women and children who had been burnt out of house and home. Cited from Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official, by William Sleeman
  • The whole cantonment saw them set out and return. Cited from Vanity Fair, by William Thackeray
  • This city then became the largest cantonment in South Asia after having rail link.
  • The distance from the palace to the cantonments, round by the old stone bridge, was about four miles and half. Cited from Journey through the Kingdom of Oude, Vols. I & II, by William Sleeman
  • Action on Shelton's part became necessary the day after he came into cantonments. Cited from Afghan Wars 1839-42 and 1878-80, Archibald Forbes
  • Camp Liberty was the cantonment in which the boys were to receive their initial military training. Cited from Outdoor Girls in Army Service, Laura Lee Hope
  • The building has been painted in the Cantonment colors of red and white.
  • When in cantonments other officers had joined, junior to himself; and four or five had been killed during the fighting. Cited from Through Three Campaigns, by G. A. Henty
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