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verb [transitive] [usually passive] garrison pronunciation in British English /ˈɡærɪs(ə)n/
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present tense
present participlegarrisoning
past tensegarrisoned
past participlegarrisoned

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  1. to put soldiers in a place to live there and defend it
    International troops are now garrisoned in the area.
    1. a.
      to defend a place that you live in as a soldier
      The district is garrisoned by 1,200 troops.


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