Garrison definitions

găr'ĭ-sən
A military post, especially one that is permanently established.
noun
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The troops stationed at a military post.
noun
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To assign (troops) to a military post.
verb
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To supply (a post) with troops.
verb
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To occupy as or convert into a military post.
verb
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Troops stationed in a fort or fortified place.
noun
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A fortified place with troops, guns, etc.; military post or station.
noun
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1805-79; U.S. editor, lecturer, & abolitionist leader.
proper name
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To place (troops) on duty in a garrison.
verb
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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.

noun
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Garrison is defined as to provide or occupy with troops.

An example of garrison is to send army troops to an area in need.

verb
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A permanent military post.
noun
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The troops stationed at such a post.
noun
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To station troops in (a fortified place) for its defense.
verb
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To occupy and control by sending troops into.
verb
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(allusive) Occupants.
noun
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To assign troops to a military post.
verb
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To convert into a military fort.
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Origin of garrison

Middle English garison fortified place from Old French from garir to defend of Germanic origin wer-4 in Indo-European roots