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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How to use garrison in a sentence
The structure of the military administration mirrored such a proactive outlook, with the main garrison headquarters established in the north and south of Egypt, at Memphis and Thebes respectively.The Ancient Egyptian Soldiers of the New Kingdom|Dattatreya Mandal|July 6, 2022|Realm of History
By taking the risk of sending out such material, Lewis outdid even the most brazen column Garrison had ever written, and he provoked a reaction in the South far greater than any abolitionist ever had.The Tormented Rise of Abolition in 1830’s America|J. D. Dickey|March 1, 2022|Time
By 1853, the partnership of Garrison, Douglass, and Weston Chapman was done.The Speech That Launched Frederick Douglass’s Life as an Abolitionist|Linda Hirshman|February 16, 2022|Time
We spent the night near the garrison, and he arrived at the mess hall for breakfast in a track suit, fresh from a morning jog through the war zone.The Untold Story of the Ukraine Crisis|Simon Shuster/Kyiv|February 2, 2022|Time
Tired of ever-increasing demands for food from the English, Powhatan warriors began raids on Jamestown and several small garrisons that had recently been established along the James River.How a Powhatan Tribal Chief Became One of Colonial America’s Greatest Military Leaders|James Horn|November 17, 2021|Time
On another, Garrison said he handed a doctor a bottle of wine in a canister packed with $100 bills.Patients Screwed in Spine Surgery ‘Scam’|The Center for Investigative Reporting|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On one occasion, Garrison said Williams had him hand one out-of-state doctor an envelope stuffed with $20,000 in cash.Patients Screwed in Spine Surgery ‘Scam’|The Center for Investigative Reporting|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
William Lloyd Garrison was probably the most prominent leader who relied on the effectiveness of hellfire.Americans’ Burning Obsession With Hell|William O’Connor|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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 Last American Soldier Executed for Desertion|Michael Daly|June 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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