- The definition of a garrison is a military fort or a body of troops stationed at a military fort.
An example of garrison is a group of army units.
- Garrison is defined as to provide or occupy with troops.
An example of garrison is to send army troops to an area in need.
garrison definition by Webster's New World
- troops stationed in a fort or fortified place
- a fortified place with troops, guns, etc.; military post or station
Origin: Middle English garison ; from Old French ; from garir (see garret); meaning influenced, influence by associated, association with Middle English and amp; Old French garnison, a garrison, provisions ; from garnir, to furnish: see garnish
- to station troops in (a fortified place) for its defense
- to occupy and control by sending troops into
- to place (troops) on duty in a garrison
garrison definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A military post, especially one that is permanently established.
- The troops stationed at a military post.
- To assign (troops) to a military post.
- To supply (a post) with troops.
- To occupy as or convert into a military post.
Origin: Middle English garison, fortified place, from Old French, from garir, to defend, of Germanic origin; see wer-4 in Indo-European roots.
, William Lloyd 1805-1879.