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garrison

gar·ri·son

garrison

 
pronunciation:
gae rih sn
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a military force that is located in a fort, village, or similar place.
Many soldiers of the garrison lived in the homes of the town's people.
definition 2: a military fort.
Cannons were fired from the garrison at the top of the hill.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: garrisoned, garrisoning, garrisons
definition 1: to establish a military position in.
The army garrisoned the small village.
definition 2: to place in a garrison.
The soldiers were garrisoned in the small town.
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