noun (plural cuarteles /-ɛs, -ɪz/)
A military barracks in Spain and Spanish-speaking countries: ‘Pasaporte,’ demands the sour-faced officer at the cuartel
More example sentences
- Don Alejandro had drawn his sword as soon as he had run in the cuartel, ready for anything.
- Charles Rhodes of the Sixth Cavalry, accompanied by two orderlies, came across twenty armed insurgents in a cuartel.
- The pilot flew the plane to the army cuartel at La Maya, and dropped two homemade napalm bombs.
mid 19th centuryː Spanish, from cuarta 'quarter'.
More definitions of cuartelDefinition of cuartel in:
- The Spanish dictionary