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  • n. The national gendarmerie of Italy

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Examples

  • Following the event - which will feature discussions on museum ethics, the antiquities market and archaeological preservation - members of the Italian police, called carabinieri, will escort the acroliths back to Italy.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • "Sometimes I can't stay in the same hotel more than one night at a time ... more often than not I've stayed in rooms at the carabinieri barracks."

    Beauty and the Inferno by Roberto Saviano – Review

  • But it appeared Maroni's information was incorrect: Officials from Catania's port, police, carabinieri and financial police all refused to confirm initial reports on the ANSA news agency that 191 Libyans had arrived.

    Italy warns of immigrant crisis from Libya, Tunisia

  • The film is a picaresque ramble through a half-real Rome in which gridlocked cars are turned into living spaces; cardinals, monsignors and fawning aristocrats preside over Vatican fashion shows; and the district of Trastevere becomes a huge fairground teeming with local characters, guitar-strumming hippies, uniformed carabinieri.

    Finding Fellini

  • Or I'm a teenager in Rome, yearningly glued to MTV in the gloomy basement den, or sneaking cigarettes on my bedroom balcony while spying on the carabinieri larking around at shift change, their Berettas hanging from the gatehouse door.

    A childhood on the move

  • The area was considered so dangerous that the day I visited with some friends the bus was accompanied by a motorcycle escort of carabinieri, the national police.

    A. Colin Wright: Sardinia: Then and Now

  • We went up into the mountains too -- escorted by carabinieri from the local garrison.

    A. Colin Wright: Sardinia: Then and Now

  • In Nice, the Italian commandant stationed carabinieri outside the Jewish communal center and synagogue to make certain that Vichy police could not enter to make arrests.

    Today is the 66th anniversary of the rescue of the Danish Jews. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • Instead the carabinieri started them off with just three bullets each and a target only seven meters away.

    The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight

  • At Kabul's police training center, a team of 35 Italian carabinieri recently arrived to supplement DynCorp's efforts.

    The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight

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  • They are the most stupid among Italian corps (according to jokes).

    April 7, 2008