[kah-rah-bee-nye-re; English kar-uh-bin-yair-ee]
- a member of the Italian national police force, organized as a military unit and charged with maintaining public security and order as well as assisting local police.
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Related Wordsdetective, deputy, policeman, constable, officer, marshal, trooper, cop, fuzz, sheriff, patrolman, patrolwoman, policewoman, MP, carabiniere, flatfoot, flic, gendarme, lawman
Examples from the Web for carabiniere
Yes, and also, chimes in the carabiniere, the peasants don't want to work the land.
The carabiniere is soft and will go any way, though always with some interest.
She wrenched herself away, went up to the carabiniere, who stood at the corner, and spoke to him.Olive in Italy
Once a carabiniere asked her where she was going, why she walked alone so in the disturbed city.The Furnace
- an Italian national policeman
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