Meaning of cantonment

can•ton•ment

Pronunciation: (kan-ton'munt, -tōn'- esp. Brit. kan-t&oomacrn'munt), [key]
— n.
  1. a camp, usually of large size, where men are trained for military service.
  2. military quarters.
  3. the winter quarters of an army.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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