garrison
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈɡæɹɪsən/
  • (Mary-marry-merry) IPA: /ˈɡɛɹɪsən/
Noun

garrison (plural garrisons)

  1. A permanent military post.
  2. The troops stationed at such a post.
  3. (allusive) Occupants.
Translations Translations Verb

garrison (garrisons, present participle garrisoning; past and past participle garrisoned)

  1. To assign troops to a military post.
  2. To convert into a military fort.
  3. To occupy with troops.
    • 'Establishing a land bridge through Mariupol to Crimea would take tens of thousands of troops. So would garrisoning eastern Ukraine.', http://www.economist.com/news/briefing/21615605-now-willing-use-russian-troops-more-or-less-openly-eastern-ukraine-vladimir-putin-has
Related terms
Garrison
Proper noun
  1. Surname
  2. A village in Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.
  3. A city in Benton County, Iowa.
  4. An unincorporated community/and/CDP in Lewis County, Kentucky.
  5. A census-designated place in Baltimore County, Maryland.
  6. A city in Crow Wing County, Minnesota.
  7. An unincorporated community in Christian County, Missouri.
  8. A census-designated place in Powell County, Montana.
  9. A village in Butler County, Nebraska.
  10. A hamlet in Putnam County, New York.
  11. A small city in McLean County, North Dakota.
  12. A small city in Nacogdoches County, Texas.
  13. An unincorporated community in Millard County, Utah.



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