noun, plural gen·darmes [zhahn-dahrmz; French zhahn-darm]. /ˈʒɑn dɑrmz; French ʒɑ̃ˈdarm/.
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In September, Francis told the Swiss Guard and the Gendarme that the only real threats the Vatican faces are from within.Is The Pope Unprotected Now That He’s Fired the Head of the Swiss Guards?|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His father was executed in 1942 by a German gendarme after attempting to smuggle a packet of saccharine into the Ghetto.The Week in Death: Irving Milchberg, the Teenage Gunrunner of the Warsaw Ghetto|The Telegraph|March 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A French gendarme on the case has been dispatched to London, where he will be joined by three additional French investigators.Is Iraqi Family Fight Behind Mysterious Murders in French Alps?|Tracy McNicoll|September 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The gendarme moved quietly away, and repeated what he had heard to his captain.The Cornet of Horse|G. A. Henty
The gendarme passed on, without deigning to thank the wretched looking man in a faded fez and torn coat.Eastern Nights - and Flights|Alan Bott
He finished with a gesture of supreme disgust, as if friendship with a gendarme were the basest of crimes.The Isle of Unrest|Henry Seton Merriman
When mother had recovered enough to speak she began to argue with the gendarme, telling him our story and begging him to be kind.
Mamma asked him why, but he said nothing and left the car, another gendarme entering as he did so.