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garrison
used in The Return of the King

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Definition
a military post or the troops stationed there
  • It would be a great company; for the king was leaving only a small garrison in the Burg, and all who could be spared were riding to the weapontake at Edoras.
    5.2 -- Book 5 Chapter 2 -- The Passing of the Grey Company (29% in)
  • The Dunlendings and many men of the garrison of the Burg were at work on the Dike or in the fields and about the battered walls behind; yet all seemed strangely quiet: a weary valley resting after a great storm.
    5.2 -- Book 5 Chapter 2 -- The Passing of the Grey Company (23% in)
  • The esquire of my chamber has begged leave to go to the out-garrison, so you shall take his place for a while.
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (3% in)
  • The rest of my company I sent south to strengthen the garrison at the fords of Osgiliath.
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (27% in)
  • What think you of the garrison at Osgiliath?
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (37% in)
  • Fires now raged unchecked in the first circle of the City, and the garrison upon the outer wall was already in many places cut off from retreat.
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (79% in)
  • But about the Gate resistance still was stout, and there the knights of Dol Amroth and the hardiest of the garrison stood at bay.
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (95% in)
  • Shagrat's company had seemed to be about forty, and Gorbag's more than twice as large; but of course Shagrat's patrol had only been a part of his garrison.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- The Tower of Cirith Ungol (28% in)

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