garrison definition

  • noun:
    • A military post, specially one that is permanently set up.
    • The soldiers stationed at a military post.
    • A permanent army post.
    • The soldiers stationed at such a post.
    • Occupants.
    • A body of troops stationed in a fort or fortified city.
    • A fortified place, which soldiers are quartered for the protection.
    • A body of troops stationed in a fort or fortified city to guard or protect it, or to keep consitently the inhabitants in subjection.
    • A fort, castle, or fortified city furnished with soldiers to guard it.
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    • the troops who maintain and guard a fortified destination
    • a fortified armed forces post in which troops are stationed
  • verb-transitive:
    • To assign (soldiers) to a military post.
    • to produce (a post) with soldiers.
    • To inhabit because or transform into a military post.
    • to position troops in, as a fortification, for its protection; to provide with soldiers.
    • To secure or protect by fortresses manned with troops.
  • verb:
    • To assign soldiers to a military post.
    • To convert into a military fort.
    • section (soldiers) in a fort or garrison
  • others:
    • to put troops in, as a fortress, for security; furnish with troops: as, to garrison a fort or town.
    • To secure or defend by fortresses manned with soldiers: because, to garrison a conquered territory.
    • to place upon garrison responsibility.

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