military quarters


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n military quarters living quarters for personnel on a military post
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In literature:

The cold weather suspended military operations; and the King again took up his winter quarters at Breslau.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
These were barracks, officers' quarters, and depots for the storage of military supplies and army equipments.
"The Boy Settlers" by Noah Brooks
Fort Pitt was the British military head-quarters of the Western frontier.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13" by Various
The British were aiming at that quarter a powerful military and naval force.
"Andrew Jackson" by William Garrott Brown
Here he took up his quarters for the night, and adopted every military precaution.
"The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 2 (of 2)" by Bernal Diaz del Castillo
Beyond it there is a quarter of a mile of barren stony ground, and then the wall with military pretensions.
"The Unveiling of Lhasa" by Edmund Candler
Quartering the military upon the citizens of a community is full of danger.
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution" by L. Carroll Judson
And the boy made all this fuss about a suit of clothes and the accoutrements just brought to his quarters from the military tailor's.
"Draw Swords!" by George Manville Fenn
The guards and academic legion pursuing; the military commander's quarters in the Freyung are soon captured.
"The International Monthly, Volume 5, No. 4, April, 1852" by Various
Along with the first rays of the Aurora, horsemen may be seen approaching the military post from all quarters of the compass.
"The Headless Horseman" by Mayne Reid

In news:

The overwhelming majority of Marines oppose sharing sleeping quarters with openly serving gays and lesbians, an obstacle if Congress lifts the ban on gays in the military, the top Marine said Tuesday.
That evidence contradicts government assertions that areas of heavy civilian populations were no-fire zones that were deliberately spared during the final weeks of military assault that ended this island nation's quarter-century of civil war.
Top defense contractors are expected to report flat first-quarter earnings this week amid general uncertainty about the outlook for future military spending and cuts in big weapons programs.
Military spending rose 13 percent in the third quarter.
Aldreakis Allen and Sirchauncey Holloway combined for four touchdowns — including two in the fourth quarter — and Liberty defeated Virginia Military Institute on Saturday in the season finale for both teams.
Fifty-seven percent of Americans said Israel's current military campaign in Gaza is justified , while a quarter said it isn't, according to a new CNN/ORC International poll released Monday.
Fifty-seven percent of Americans said Israel's current military campaign in Gaza is justified, while a quarter said it isn't, according to a new CNN/ORC International poll released Monday.
WASHINGTON – SAIC boosted its first-quarter profits by a greater than expected 25 percent, benefiting from success in winning military and intelligence contracts and offering a strong start to what company officials expect to be a good year.
The United States Mint announced today that it will hold a launch ceremony to celebrate the release of the new quarter honoring Gettysburg National Military Park on Tuesday, January 25 at 11 am Eastern Time (ET).
But Pakistan is still our ally, and it's still essentially a third-world military dictatorship that spends three-quarters of its budget on its military machine.
Now that the famed military hospital has moved its final patients to newer quarters, a look back at highlights from the history of the Army's premier medical facility.

In science:

Three-quarter is less natural to walk to; you never see a military marching that follows a 3/4 time.
Music in Terms of Science