Definition of Constabulary

1. Noun. The force of policemen and officers. "The law came looking for him"




Definition of Constabulary

1. a. Of or pertaining to constables; consisting of constables.

2. n. The collective body of constables in any town, district, or country.

Definition of Constabulary

1. Adjective. Of, or relating to constables. ¹

2. Adjective. Characteristic to police; police-like ''(as opposed to military)'' ¹

3. Noun. A police force. ¹

4. Noun. The police in a particular district or area. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Constabulary

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Constabulary

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Literary usage of Constabulary

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1893)
"THE IRISH MAGISTRACY AND constabulary UNDER HOME RULE. ... 13) the present Royal Irish constabulary force was constituted. At the same time, and by the same ..."

2. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1911)
"Abstracts of., .returns of the total number of all magistrates, constables, and sub- constables, appointed under the authority of the constabulary act, ..."

3. Australia by Peter Needham, Committee Development Assistance, Development Assistance Committee (1996)
"Royal Papua New Guinea constabulary Development Project Phase II of the Royal Papua New Guinea constabulary Development Project is one of Australia's ..."

4. The Tribune Almanac and Political Registerby Horace Greeley by Horace Greeley (1904)
"assist the Philippine constabulary in the maintenance »f order in the Philippine Island» may be placed under the command of officer» ..."

5. The United Service (1889)
"THE ROYAL IRISH constabulary. (FROM COLBURN'S UNITED SERVICE MAGAZINE.) IN the three kingdoms there ... 1 Curtis's "History of the Royal Irish constabulary. ..."

6. Readings on American State Government by Paul Samuel Reinsch (1911)
"They usually begin " a riot broke out here," and end " quiet was restored when the constabulary arrived." In New York the word "constable" calls to mind a ..."

7. "Nobody's Children": Jamaican Children in Police Detention and Government by Rosa Ehrenreich, Human Rights Watch (Organization, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1999)
"Under no circumstances should this determination of an "appropriate institution" be delegated to the Jamaican constabulary. Take steps to reduce the ..."

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