Sentence Examples


  • In Africa they were successful in expelling the garrisons placed in some of the coast towns by the Norman kings of Sicily.
  • Only where the cities were held by garrisons in the Persian service, garrisons composed mainly of Greek mercenaries, was the liberator likely to meet with any resistance.
  • In addition, there is a corps of coast artillery numbering 450 men, from which garrisons are drawn for the military port, Zarate arsenal and naval prison.
  • This revolt of the northern provinces was facilitated by the fact that Alva had withdrawn many of the garrisons, and was moving to oppose an invasion from the south.
  • The principal fortresses of the country were in the hands of Spanish garrisons, who refused obedience to the council.

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