gendarmerie


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

gendarmerie \gen*darm"er*ie\ n. [F. gendarmerie.]
   The French police force; the body of gendarmes or gendarmes
   collectively. [Also spelled gendarmery.]

   Syn: gendarmery.
        [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]
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