Definition of 'barrack'
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All she has of his are the keys to his barracks room which he forgot to take. The Sun (2016)The barracks was extremely crowded and infested with fleas. Christianity Today (2000)The shameful condition of military barracks exposes the reality of life for our fighting men and women. The Sun (2008)That act finally secured the retreat of the military to barracks. Times, Sunday Times (2006)For a week we were installed in a military barracks. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Football stadiums and military barracks are makeshift camps where hundreds queue for food. The Sun (2016)There are two strong reasons for confining the army to barracks. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Sports centres and army barracks have been commandeered as shelters. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He is also considering converting an army barracks and possibly a mental hospital into new open prisons. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The crowd surrounded the barracks and tried to get hold of the man who had shot the linesman. Calcio: A History of Italian Football (2006)This is not a military unit, not a military barracks. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Life in an Army barracks seemed rather nice. The Sun (2014)From the outside the buildings looked like many a hospital, school or army barracks. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)I was in the thick of a battle to seize a barracks near the city centre when a curfew was declared. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A large military barracks is also slotted into the compound, including a grid of concrete sleeping cabins. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Oh, and they pay council tax on their barracks rooms back in Britain. Times, Sunday Times (2006)These centres, usually former army barracks, were not well suited to families and civilian residence. Refugees in the Age of Total War (1988)The offences are said to have taken place in 2005 at an army barracks in Nepal. The Sun (2013)The stunt, aimed tweaking bourgeois consciences, ended when the city offered the men lodging in an army barracks. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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