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GAR'RISON, n. English, garnish warren, and from this root we have warrant and guaranty, as well as guard and regard, all from one source.

1. A body of troops stationed in a fort or fortified town, to defend it against an enemy, or to keep the inhabitants in subjection.
2. A fort, castle or fortified town, furnished with troops to defend it.
3. The state of being placed in a fortification for its defense as troops laid in garrison.

GAR'RISON, To place troops in a fortress for its defense to furnish with soldiers as, to garrison a fort or town.

1. To secure or defend by fortresses manned with troops as, to garrison a conquered territory.

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Entry for 'Garrison'. King James Dictionary.

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