garrison garrison  /ˈɡæ rɪ sən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a fortified military post where troops are stationed
  2. (n) United States abolitionist who published an anti-slavery journal (1805-1879)
  3. (n) the troops who maintain and guard a fortified place
  4. (v) station (troops) in a fort or garrison

Usage(s):

  1. The garrison at Dienbienphu clung at week's end to six fire-whipped strong points by the Nam Yourn River.
  2. Grand Serail, an Ottoman-era palace that houses Lebanon's government, began its life as a garrison for Turkish soldiers.

News

  1. Garrison commander takes over on Arsenal

    For the first time in years, a uniformed officer took command of the Rock Island Arsenal garrison Tuesday, with all participants acknowledging a difficult fiscal environment that already has shrunk the garrison's budget in half.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Quad-City Times

  2. RI Arsenal Garrison Commander Takes Charge

    Today the Garrison welcomed its newest commander. Col. Elmer Speights Jr. assumed command of U.S. Army Garrison on the Rock Island Arsenal in a ceremony this morning.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CBS4 Quad Cities

  3. Garrison Capital Inc. (GARS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 11, 2013

    Garrison Capital Inc. (GARS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 11, 2013
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

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