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Definition of garrison:

  1. A body of troops stationed in a fort or fortified town.
  2. A fortified place, in which troops are quartered for its security.
  3. To place troops in, as a fortification, for its defense; to furnish with soldiers; as, to garrison a fort or town.
  4. To secure or defend by fortresses manned with troops; as, to garrison a conquered territory.


army, fortress, fortification, militia, blockhouse, post, fort, William Lloyd Garrison, stronghold.

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