Part of speech: verb

To supply with soldiers.

Part of speech: verb

To put ( soldiers) into a fortification.

Part of speech: noun

The military force defending a fort, town, or the like.

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Usage examples "garrison":

  1. " At that moment," said the Oberleutnant, who belonged to the fighting force, not to the garrison, " it was seven o'clock in the evening. - "The Woman of Mystery", Maurice Leblanc.
  2. " But papa says Mr. Billings is right about not letting the band play after midnight," broke in the young lady, whose years had been spent in many a garrison, and whose papa- the post surgeon- had pronounced views on matters of military and medical discipline. - "Marion's Faith.", Charles King.
  3. Then, having shown himself to be a friend, as it were, he began getting that information which was necessary for the safety of the garrison. - "The Minute Boys of the Mohawk Valley", James Otis.