A town or village, or part of a town or village, assigned to a body of troops for quarters; temporary shelter or place of rest for an army; quarters.
Area containing the temporary living quarters and support buildings for military troops.
temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers; "wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling"
a camp, usually of large size, where men are trained for military service
a place to garrison large amounts of troops needed to contain unrest in the colony
that part of a town occupied by the garrison; permanent military town.
military station, permanent camp
n. The part of the town or district in which the troops are quartered.
a military installation in India.
A cantonment is a temporary or semi-permanent military quarters, typically in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Many cities in the Indian subcontinent, such as Ahmedabad, Belgaum, Bangalore, Ambala, Delhi, Pune and Rawalpindi, contained large cantonments of the former colonial British army. The word cantonment is derived from the French word canton meaning corner or district Maya, Jayapal.