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carabinero

[ kah-rah-vee-ne-raw; English kar-uh-buh-nair-oh ]
/ ˌkɑ rɑ viˈnɛ rɔ; English ˌkær ə bəˈnɛər oʊ /
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noun, plural ca·ra·bi·ne·ros [kah-rah-vee-ne-raws; English kar-uh-buh-nair-ohz]. /ˌkɑ rɑ viˈnɛ rɔs; English ˌkær ə bəˈnɛər oʊz/. Spanish.
an officer of the revenue service.
a frontier guard.
(in the Philippines) a coast-guard officer.
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Origin of carabinero

First recorded in 1835–45
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How to use carabinero in a sentence

  • But the Carabinero who guards the public morals holds (in the bulk) different opinions.

    The Recipe for Diamonds|Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne
  • A Carabinero, with his back ostentatiously turned to the newcomers, leaned on his rifle, whistling mournfully.

    The Recipe for Diamonds|Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne
  • Further, being a man of guile, he understood the ways of the outpost Carabinero.

    The Recipe for Diamonds|Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne
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