Part of speech: noun

Gendarmes collectively. gendarmery.

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Usage examples "gendarmerie":

  1. The command of the gendarmerie was taken from Marshal Moncey, not from disgust or dissatisfaction, but because the marshal showed little eagerness to retain it. - "Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. I", Pierre Antoine Edouard Fleury de Chaboulon.
  2. A small body of Japanese troops was to remain for a short time in Korea to guard the Japanese telegraph lines, when it was to be succeeded by some Japanese gendarmerie who were to stay " until such time as peace and order have been restored by the Government." - "Korea's Fight for Freedom", F.A. McKenzie.
  3. The Gendarmerie became an effective internal security and police organization. - "Area Handbook for Albania", Eugene K. Keefe Sarah Jane Elpern William Giloane James M. Moore, Jr. Stephen Peters Eston T. White.