verb (used with object)
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Origin of garrison
OTHER WORDS FROM garrisono·ver·gar·ri·son, verb (used with object)re·gar·ri·son, verb (used with object)un·gar·ri·soned, adjective
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Definition for garrison (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for garrison
“Since in-person classroom cohorts must quarantine for 14 days, we are suspending CARE classroom programming through the end of the year,” read a Monday letter to Garrison families.D.C. closes 5 schools as more students return to classrooms and asymptomatic testing begins|Perry Stein|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
On another, Garrison said he handed a doctor a bottle of wine in a canister packed with $100 bills.
On one occasion, Garrison said Williams had him hand one out-of-state doctor an envelope stuffed with $20,000 in cash.
William Lloyd Garrison was probably the most prominent leader who relied on the effectiveness of hellfire.
Abbottabad was founded by the British in 1853 to house a military garrison, which it still does.Hillary Clinton’s New Book Shows Deep Distrust of Pakistan in the Hunt for Bin Laden|Bruce Riedel|June 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gozik watched as the MPs used garrison belts to tie the condemned man to the pole.
The garrison of the town and fortress was nearly three thousand strong.
They also seized the lake gunboats, took an entire Spanish garrison prisoner, and captured a large quantity of stores.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Each day the garrison dwindled; each day the rebels received fresh accessions of strength.
Next morning that glorious garrison quitted the shot-torn plain they had hallowed by their deeds.
Hastalrick, in Catalonia, evacuated for want of provisions; the garrison cut their way through the French troops.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
British Dictionary definitions for garrison
- the place itself
- (as modifier)a garrison town