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Gendarmery, Gendarmeriea corps or squadron of cavalry in England in the reign of Edward VI; a body of soldiers employed as police, as in France.
Examples: the gendarmery of our great writers, 1670.
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|Noun||1.||gendarmery - French police force; a group of gendarmes or gendarmes collectively|
constabulary, police, police force, law - the force of policemen and officers; "the law came looking for him"
gendarme - a French policeman
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