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Guardafui, Cape
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guardhouse definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a military facility that serves as the headquarters for military police and in which military prisoners can be detained

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1592 1. a building occupied by a guard or used as a headquarters by soldiers on guard duty 2. a military jail

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a building used to accommodate a military guard or to detain prisoners.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Guardhouse Guard"house`, n. (Mil.) A building which is occupied by the guard, and in which soldiers are confined for misconduct; hence, a lock-up.

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