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Definitions for constabulary
kənˈstæb yəˌlɛr i; -yə lərcon·stab·u·lary

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. police, police force, constabulary, law(noun)

    the force of policemen and officers

    "the law came looking for him"

Wiktionary

  1. constabulary(Noun)

    A police force.

    Etymology: From mediaeval Latin conestabularia, a noun use of the feminine version of conestabularius, from constabulus, from comes stabuli, literally ‘master of the stables’.

  2. constabulary(Noun)

    The police in a particular district or area.

    Etymology: From mediaeval Latin conestabularia, a noun use of the feminine version of conestabularius, from constabulus, from comes stabuli, literally ‘master of the stables’.

  3. constabulary(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to constables.

    Etymology: From mediaeval Latin conestabularia, a noun use of the feminine version of conestabularius, from constabulus, from comes stabuli, literally ‘master of the stables’.

  4. constabulary(Adjective)

    Characteristic to police; police-like (as opposed to military)

    Constabulary missions are different from fighting wars.

    Etymology: From mediaeval Latin conestabularia, a noun use of the feminine version of conestabularius, from constabulus, from comes stabuli, literally ‘master of the stables’.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Constabulary(adj)

    of or pertaining to constables; consisting of constables

    Etymology: [LL. constabularius an equerry. See Constable.]

  2. Constabulary(noun)

    the collective body of constables in any town, district, or country

    Etymology: [LL. constabularius an equerry. See Constable.]

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  1. Constabulary

    Constabulary may have several definitions: ⁕A civil, non-paramilitary force consisting of police officers called constables. This is the usual definition in Britain, in which all county police forces once bore the title. ⁕A large civil police force organized and trained along military lines, which may contain paramilitary elements. This is the usual definition in places outside of Great Britain. These were organizationally based on the French Gendarmerie, originally consisting of military personnel seconded to or military veterans recruited directly to the constabulary and later became all civilian forces after they were well established. ⁕The title of a military or paramilitary type force consisting of soldiers trained for police duties. Mostly established by the United States in the several countries over which it had protective status. These forces also performed military functions by maintaining "mobile forces" of organised units. In Europe such forces are called Gendarmeries, Carabinieri or Guardia Civil.

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    The numerical value of constabulary in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of constabulary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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