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garrison

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Definition a military post or the troops stationed there

More rarely, garrison can be used as a verb to reference the placing of troops at a post.
  • the US Army Garrison in Seoul, Korea
  • American soldiers have been garrisoned in Germany since the end of the Second World War.
  • Now as they were seeking to kill him, news came to the commander of the garrison that all Jerusalem was in an uproar.
    Acts 21:31 (NKJV)
  • It was then openly announced that hostilities must cease—Munro having signed a treaty by which the place was to be yielded to the enemy, with the morning; the garrison to retain their arms, the colors and their baggage, and, consequently, according to military opinion, their honor.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of The Mohicans
  • At that time David was in the stronghold, and the Philistine garrison was at Bethlehem.
    1 Chronicles 11:16 (NIV)
  • In any of our towns of garrison.
    Shakespeare  --  King Henry VI, Part 1
  • And just to think of a garrison hospital gives one the creeps.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Anyway, the four of us were all that was necessary to beat their garrison.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • The troops, too, were regrouped in such barracks as had not been requisitioned, and settled down to the garrison life of the past.
    Albert Camus  --  The Plague
  • That is why we always keep it garrisoned, ready for use.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • The armed brethren, too, kept watch, and reliev'd as methodically as in any garrison town.
    Benjamin Franklin  --  The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  • Here it was we made our camp, within plain view of Stirling Castle, whence we could hear the drums beat as some part of the garrison paraded.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Kidnapped
  • The orphanage was in a garrison town and was, as it were, sponsored by the Red Army.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • The ostler must have called out the town garrison without counting his horses first.
    Megan Whalen Turner  --  The Thief
  • The first was a man at the Guangdong garrison named Soo Jiang-'
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • He still wore a garrison belt with a longhorn buckle.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • None of which we cared about, as looked as if that Garrison landing had wasted Prof.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • Ten years ago was the time, a garrison town in Cyprus the place.
    E.M. Forster  --  Howards End
  • One half-naked kid with a garrison cap clonked on the marimba; the little black rubber balls on his sticks struck fast.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • Capt. Yes, it is already garrison'd.
    William Shakespeare  --  Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

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