Meaning of “garrison” in the English Dictionary

"garrison" in British English

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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)

"garrison" in American English

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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)