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also ca·serne  (kə-zûrn′)
A military barracks or garrison.

[French caserne, from Old French, small room for the night watch, from Old Provençal cazerna, group of four men, from Latin quaterna, four together, from Latin quaternī, by four; see quaternion.]


(kəˈzɜːn) or


(Military) (formerly) a billet or accommodation for soldiers in a town
[C17: from French caserne, from Old Provençal cazerna group of four men, ultimately from Latin quattuor four]


or ca•serne


a lodging for soldiers in a garrison town.
[1690–1700; < French caserne]
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Noun1.casern - military barracks in a garrison town
barrack - a building or group of buildings used to house military personnel
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