Garrison

Definition of Garrison

Gar´ri`son
n.1.(Mil.) A body of troops stationed in a fort or fortified town.
In garrison
in the condition of a garrison; doing duty in a fort or as one of a garrison.
v. t.1.(Mil.) To place troops in, as a fortification, for its defense; to furnish with soldiers; as, to garrison a fort or town.
[imp. & p. p. Garrisoned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Garrisoning.]

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