cantonment


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  • noun

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temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers

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Solon is an unpleasant little cantonment, but it has the advantage of being cool and healthy.
One afternoon I sent Vixen home alone in the dog-cart (Garm had gone before), and rode over to cantonments to find another friend of mine, who was an Irish soldier and a great friend of the dog's master.
There's a man in my company now asked me for leave to go back to cantonments to pay a debt he'd forgotten.
And as each man reported himself, he said: "This is a bad business," and went about his own forthwith, for every Regiment and Battery in the cantonment was under canvas, the sickness bearing them company.
The organisation of susceptible to costlier errors are procurement directorates, military estate office, cantonment boards and military engineer services," The Daily Times quoted the report, as saying.
Tuesday, March 3, 2009 at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North, Cantonment, FL with Brother Stan Adams officiating.
The incident in a cantonment where Maoist fighters are confined has also left the United Nations Mission in Nepal that monitors the cantonments round-the-clock in an embarrassing position.
November 27, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) -- Two top military commanders of the South Sudanese opposition forces (SPLA-IO) have been confirmed killed on Wednesday in Mundri county of Western Equatoria state when government forces launched attacks using two helicopter gunships on a designated cantonment area of the opposition forces under the leadership of the first vice-president designate, Riek Machar.
MARDAN -- Residents of Baghdada locality on Tuesday blocked Mardan-Swabi Road and protested against illegal construction of commercial shops and plazas by Mardan Cantonment Board on the land alongside the road jointly owned by dwellers of the said area.
Around, 63 dengue patients have been reported so far in different Rawalpindi hospitals and of them, 32 in Rawal Town, 11 in Potohar Town, five in cantonment areas and 15 from Chaklala cantonment area.
A case against him was registered in Kohat cantonment police station and police started further investigation.
Cantonment Executive Officer (CEO) Shahroom Khattak has said that a grand operation has been launched against encroachments in the cantonment area on Thursday, which would help mitigate sufferings of the masses to a great extent, he added.
Danapur (Bihar), May 24 (ANI): The bird sanctuary in the Danapur cantonment area of Bihar state has some welcome visitors -- iberian cranes - who have flown in from far off regions.
TARBELA -- Decision taken to ousted Afghan refugees from the cantonment area and given them one month time to shift their residence and businesses from cantonment area otherwise operation would be started.