What does the word cantonment mean?

Usage examples for cantonment

  1. They might bring news from the cantonment,- perhaps a little note from her own particular hero, Mr. Hatton. – 'Laramie;' or, The Queen of Bedlam. by Charles King
  2. It is just possible that I may find you in your glacial cantonment after your return, but even this will depend upon circumstances over which I have no control. – Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence by Louis Agassiz
  3. Either what was styled " the cantonment" of the southern Netherlands, i. – History of Holland by George Edmundson