[kah-rah-vee-ne-raw; English kar-uh-buh-nair-oh]
- an officer of the revenue service.
- a frontier guard.
- (in the Philippines) a coast-guard officer.
Origin of carabinero
First recorded in 1835–45
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Examples from the Web for carabinero
But the Carabinero who guards the public morals holds (in the bulk) different opinions.
A Carabinero, with his back ostentatiously turned to the newcomers, leaned on his rifle, whistling mournfully.
Further, being a man of guile, he understood the ways of the outpost Carabinero.