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Meaning of CONSTABULARY

Pronunciation:  kun'stabyu`leree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the force of policemen and officers; "the law came looking for him"
 

CONSTABULARY is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: law, police, police force
 
 See Also: force, gendarmerie, gendarmery, New Scotland Yard, officer, personnel, police officer, policeman, posse, posse comitatus, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Schutzstaffel, Scotland Yard, secret police, SS

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Con*stab"u*la*ry\, a. [LL. constabularius an
    equerry. See {Constable}.]
    Of or pertaining to constables; consisting of constables.
    
    
  2. \Con*stab"u*la*ry\, n.
    The collective body of constables in any town, district, or
    country.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bailiwick, bureau, Cheka, commissariat, constablery, constablewick, county police, department, FBI, Gestapo, highway patrol, Interpol, law enforcement agency, military police, ministry, Mounties, MP, municipality, MVD, NKVD, office, OGPU, police, police force, political police, posse, provincial police, RCMP, riot police, Scotland Yard, secret police, secretariat, security force, sheriffalty, sheriffwick, shore patrol, shrievalty, SP, special police, state police, tactical police, troopers, vigilance committee, vigilantes
 

 

 

 

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