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Definition of Garrison

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post soldiers on guard (in a town, within a garrison, etc.)
military post; troops stationed at a garrison
family name
Garrison Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
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praesidium presidium
Garrison Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To secure or defend by fortresses manned with troops; as, to garrison a conquered territory.
  
(v. t.)
To place troops in, as a fortification, for its defense; to furnish with soldiers; as, to garrison a fort or town.
  
(n.)
A fortified place, in which troops are quartered for its security.
  
(n.)
A body of troops stationed in a fort or fortified town.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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garrison
\gar"ri*son\ (?), n. [oe. garnisoun, f. garnison garrison, in of. & oe. also, provision, munitions, from garnir to garnish. see garnish.] (mil.) (a) a body of troops stationed in a fort or fortified town. (b) a fortified place, in which troops are quartered for its security.


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The military force stationed in a fort, town, or other place for its defense.
Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
garastún
a guard: gárda m.
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. United States abolitionist who published an anti-slavery journal (1805-1879)
(synonym) William Lloyd Garrison
(hypernym) abolitionist, emancipationist

Noun
1. a fortified military post where troops are stationed
(synonym) fort
(hypernym) military post, post
(hyponym) Fort Meade, Fort George Gordon Meade, Fort George G. Meade
(classification) military, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machine
2. the troops who maintain and guard a fortified place
(hypernym) military personnel, soldiery, troops
(classification) military, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machine

Verb
1. station (troops) in a fort or garrison
(hypernym) station, post, base, send, place
Garrison Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
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State: NEW YORK
City: GARRISON
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City: GARRISON
State: IOWA
City: GARRISON
State: MINNESOTA
City: GARRISON
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City: GARRISON
State: NEBRASKA
City: GARRISON
State: TEXAS
City: GARRISON
State: UTAH
City: GARRISON
Garrison Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
Red Alert 2
To "capture" a neutral bulding that is not a tech building (like an office building, for example). Only GIs or Conscripts can garrison. Units inside garrisoned buldings can shoot from the inside, which makes them more hard to kill - they will only be killable when the building is abandoned - when it is damaged into the red. Each neutral building can hold from one to ~10 units (set by its size).
Garrison Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Split E.P. is an EP shared by British alternative rock band Hundred Reasons and the now defunct Garrison. Released on 27 August 2001, this EP contained two tracks from each band. One of Garrison's tracks, Ego, is originally by The God Machine.

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Garrison (various spellings) (from the French garnison, itself from the verb garnir, "to equip") is the collective term for a body of troops stationed in a particular location, originally to guard it, but now often simply using it as a home base. The garrison is usually in a city, town, fort, castle, ship  or similar. "Garrison town" is a common expression for any town that has a military base nearby.

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Garrison Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
English to Federation-Standard Golic Vulcan
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Garrison Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Easton's Bible Dictionary
(1.) Heb. matstsab, a station; a place where one stands (1 Sam. 14:12); a military or fortified post (1 Sam. 13:23; 14:1, 4, 6, etc.). (2.) Heb. netsib, a prefect, superintendent; hence a military post (1 Sam. 10:5; 13:3, 4; 2 Sam. 8:6). This word has also been explained to denote a pillar set up to mark the Philistine conquest, or an officer appointed to collect taxes; but the idea of a military post seems to be the correct one. (3.) Heb. matstsebah, properly a monumental column; improperly rendered pl. "garrisons" in Ezek. 26:11; correctly in Revised Version "pillars," marg. "obelisks," probably an idolatrous image.
Smith's Bible Dictionary

The Hebrew words so rendered in the Authorized Version are derivatives from the root natsab, to "place, erect," which may be applied to a variety of objects.
→ Mattsab and mattsabah undoubtedly mean a "garrison" or fortified post. (1 Samuel 13:23; 14:14; 1 Samuel 15; 2 Samuel 23:14)
→ Netsib is also used for a "garrison" in (1 Chronicles 11:16) but elsewhere for a "column" erected in an enemy's country as a token of conquest. (1 Samuel 13:3)
→ The same word elsewhere means "officers" placed over a vanquished people. (2 Samuel 8:6,14; 1 Chronicles 18:13; 2 Chronicles 17:2)
→ Mattsebah in (Ezekiel 26:11) means a "pillar."
  
Smith's Bible Dictionary (1884) , by William Smith. About