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garrisonnoun [C, + sing/pl verb]

uk   /ˈɡær.ɪ.sən/  us   /ˈɡer.ə.sən/

garrisonverb [T usually passive + adv/prep]

uk   /ˈɡær.ɪ.sən/  us   /ˈɡer.ɪ.sən/
to put a group of soldiers in a place in order to live there and defend it: Troops are garrisoned in the area.
(Definition of garrison from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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garrisonnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɡær·ə·sən/
a group of soldiers living in or defending a town or building, or the buildings that the soldiers live in
(Definition of garrison from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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