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to garrison a town

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  • garrison — gar|ri|son1 [ˈgærısən] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: garison; from garir; GARRET] 1.) a group of soldiers living in a town or ↑fort and defending it ▪ The garrison was called out when news of the enemy s advance was received. ▪ a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Garrison Keillor — Birth name Gary Edward Keillor Born August 7, 1942 (1942 08 07) (age 69) Anoka, Minnesota …   Wikipedia

  • 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, of more than 50 men, but now often simply using it as …   Wikipedia

  • Garrison, New York — Garrison is a hamlet in Putnam County, New York. It is part of the town of Philipstown and is on the east side of the Hudson River, across from the United States Military Academy at West Point. The Garrison Metro North Railroad station serves the …   Wikipedia

  • Garrison, Utah — Garrison is an unincorporated town in Millard County, Utah, United States. Geography Garrison is located in the far west central area of the state just east of the Nevada state line. The Great Basin National Park is just a few miles behind or… …   Wikipedia

  • Garrison Cemetery (Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia) — Garrison Cemetery is a cemetery located on the grounds of Fort Anne in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. Geography Located in the town of Annapolis Royal, Canada s oldest town and the oldest in North America, north of St. Augustine Florida. The town… …   Wikipedia

  • garrison town — noun A town in which a garrison is stationed • • • Main Entry: ↑garrison …   Useful english dictionary

  • Garrison Dam — is a major earth embankment dam on the Missouri River in central North Dakota. At over two miles in length, it is the fifth largest earthen dam in the world, constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from 1947 53.… …   Wikipedia

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Garrison — Gar ri*son, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Garrisoned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Garrisoning}.] (Mil.) (a) To place troops in, as a fortification, for its defense; to furnish with soldiers; as, to garrison a fort or town. (b) To secure or defend by fortresses… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • garrison — ► NOUN ▪ a body of troops stationed in a fortress or town to defend it. ► VERB ▪ provide (a place) with a garrison. ORIGIN originally in the sense «safety, means of protection»: from Old French garison, from garir defend, provide …   English terms dictionary


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