- A police force.
- The police in a particular district or area.
Etymology: From mediaeval Latin conestabularia, a noun use of the feminine version of conestabularius, from constabulus, from comes stabuli, literally "master of the stables".
- Of, or relating to constables.
- Characteristic to police; police-like (as opposed to military)
- Constabulary missions are different from fighting wars.
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