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ca·ra·bi·nie·re

 (kăr′ə-bĭn-yâr′ē, kä′rä-bē-nyĕ′rĕ)
n. pl. ca·ra·bi·nie·ri (-bĭn-yâr′ē, -bē-nyĕ′rē)
A member of the Italian police force, which enforces the law and maintains order in policing both civilian and military affairs.

[Italian, from French carabinier; see carabineer.]
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carabiniere

(karabiˈnjɛːre)
n, pl -ri (-ri)
(Law) an Italian national policeman
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ca•ra•bi•nie•re

(ˌkɑ rɑ biˈnyɛ rɛ)

n., pl. -nie•ri (-ˈnyɛ ri)
Italian.
a member of the Italian police force.
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