noun (plural cuarteles /-ɛs, -ɪz/)
- A military barracks in Spain and Spanish-speaking countries: ‘Pasaporte,’ demands the sour-faced officer at the cuartelMore 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'.