a camp, usually of large size, where men are trained for military service.
military quarters.
the winter quarters of an army.
Historical Examples

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 4 Various
Ranching, Sport and Travel Thomas Carson
Dangerous Days Mary Roberts Rinehart
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 5 Various
The Story of the Guides G. J. Younghusband
The Humour and Pathos of Anglo-Indian Life Dr. Ticklemore
Life in an Indian Outpost Gordon Casserly
Up the Country Emily Eden
The Humour and Pathos of Anglo-Indian Life Dr. Ticklemore
Gibraltar Henry M. Field

noun (military, esp formerly)
a large training camp
living accommodation, esp the winter quarters of a campaigning army
(history) a permanent military camp in British India


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