What does the word garrison mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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. by 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 by James Otis
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