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English definition of “garrison”

garrison

verb [T usually passive + adv/prep]     /ˈɡær.ɪ.sən/ US  /ˈɡer-/
to put a group of soldiers in a place in order to live there and defend it: British troops are garrisoned in the area.Military training and ceremonies
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