carabineer

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car·a·bi·neer

also car·a·bi·nier  (kăr′ə-bə-nîr′) or car·bi·neer (kär′bə-)
n.
A soldier armed with a carbine.

[French carabinier, from carabine, carbine; see carbine.]

carabineer

(ˌkærəbɪˈnɪə) or

carabinier

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) variant forms of carbineer

car•bi•neer

(ˌkɑr bəˈnɪər)

also carabineer



n.
a soldier armed with a carbine.
[1795–1805]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carabineer - a soldier (historically a mounted soldier) who is armed with a carbine
rifleman - a soldier whose weapon is a rifle
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Trois personnes sont decedees a San Felice del Panaro dans l'effondrement d'une usine, deux dans la localite proche de Mirandola, une a Concordia et une autre a Finale, a indique le commandant des carabiniers de Modene, Salvatore Iannizzotto.
In the 1880s, the Carabiniers obtained a quantity of the French army's standard, rifle, the Fusil d'Infanterie Mle.
mc), to watch the Carabiniers performing their daily changing of the guard at 11.
He was called to the Bar by the Middle Temple in 1954 before embarking on two years' national service with the 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards) stationed in Osnabrck, Germany.
The slightly campy manner in which Kolbowski's female actor plays the role of the German soldier, in trench coat and boots; the grainy texture of the images; and the lyrical, rural landscape seem to draw as much from the pantomimed future war of Godard's Les Carabiniers as they do from the melancholy episodes of Elle's dying lover on the quay of the Loire.