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Meaning of GENDARME

Pronunciation:  'zhândârm

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a French policeman

GENDARME is a 8 letter word that starts with G.


 See Also: gendarmerie, gendarmery, officer, police officer, policeman



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Gen`darme"\, n.; pl. {Gendarmes}, or {Gens d'armes}.
1. (Mil.) One of a body of heavy cavalry. [Obs.] [France]

2. An armed policeman in France. --Thackeray.

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