Definition of “sentry” - English Dictionary


(Definition of “sentry” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sentrynoun [ C ]

us /ˈsen·tri/

a soldier who guards a place and prevents those who are not allowed in from entering:

Sentries stood guard at the palace.

(Definition of “sentry” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)