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
Definition for garrison (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for garrison
Upon arriving near the Indian country, he built forts Hamilton and Jefferson and garrisoned them.
The Bastile was garrisoned by the French invalides and by the Swiss guards.Paris from the Earliest Period to the Present Day; Volume 1|William Walton
Lynn was garrisoned by the p. 219forces of the parliament, and fortified at the expense of the Association.A Comprehensive History of Norwich|A. D. Bayne
The work was garrisoned by only about five or six hundred regulars, and some two hundred militia.Elements of Military Art and Science|Henry Wager Halleck
Moulmein was garrisoned by a force of about 4000 men, including one European regiment.Narrative of the Voyages and Services of the Nemesis from 1840 to 1843|William Hutcheon Hall
British Dictionary definitions for garrison
- the place itself
- (as modifier)a garrison town