Definitions for "Cantonment"
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"
The process of transferring to the holders of rights over a property, the ownership of part of the property in compensation for extinguishing right over the remainders. Cf. Rights. Commutation of forest. ( BCFT).