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noun as in military police

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noun as in police

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In the absence of a Haitian military, the U.S. will inevitably assume the uncomfortable role of a de facto constabulary force.

Constabulary was insufficient to cope with the marauders, and regular troops had to be sent to these provinces.

The regular troops, the constabulary, and other armed forces combined were unable to exterminate brigandage.

I am, as you know, assistant superintendent to the constabulary force of the colony.

One of the bands was that of the Constabulary, playing really well, and with magnificent indifference to the other two.

The Constabulary appeared to me to be physically better than the tribe from which they were drawn.


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