garrison ( garrisons plural & 3rd person present) ( garrisoning present participle) ( garrisoned past tense & past participle )
1 n-count-coll A garrison is a group of soldiers whose task is to guard the town or building where they live.
...a five-hundred man French army garrison.
2 n-count A garrison is the buildings which the soldiers live in.
The approaches to the garrison have been heavily mined.
3 verb To garrison a place means to put soldiers there in order to protect it. You can also say that soldiers are garrisoned in a place.
British troops still garrisoned the country... V n
No other soldiers were garrisoned there. be V-ed
...the large, heavily garrisoned towns. V-ed
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