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noun as in shelter for military

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Once a cadet dropped a brick from a third-story barracks window that barely missed Jackson.

The abandoned barracks of the Liberian Army lay just beyond in the tropical thicket.

With lights flashing, the cruiser arrived at the Blooming Grove State Police barracks in Pike County.

Frein was lodged in a holding cell at Blooming Grove barracks.

Turkish media reported the airstrikes came after Kurdish separatists attacked a military barracks nearby.

On the night of June the 11th a red-hot cannon-ball set fire to one of the barracks which was used as a hospital.

From the near-by barracks troopers craned through windows, and gathered in doorways.

It is late, but MacRae knows these barracks, and doubtless he can find you a temporary sleeping place.

A troublesome intruding fellow, why can't he keep his ailments to his own barracks?

Something was done towards improving the condition of the barracks, hospitals, and schools.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to barracks, such as: billet, bivouac, camp, cantonment, dormitory, and encampment.

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