Definition of carabiniere in English:


Syllabification: ca·ra·bi·nie·re
Pronunciation: /ˌkarəbənˈye(ə)rē

noun (plural carabinieri pronunc. same)

  • A member of the Italian paramilitary police.
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    • We need to bring in the international community, like international police, gendarmerie, carabinieri, to help us.
    • Giuliano finds himself caught up in this system, and on September 2, 1943, he kills a carabinieri (a state policeman) who tried to arrest him.
    • When she insists on answering her questions from her Italian interrogators in English, she is assigned a young member of the carabinieri, Filippo, as her translator.


Italian, literally 'carabineer'.

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