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 for garrison
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Garrison \Gar"ri*son\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Garrisoned; p. pr.
     & vb. n. Garrisoning.] (Mil.)
     (a) To place troops in, as a fortification, for its defense;
         to furnish with soldiers; as, to garrison a fort or town.
     (b) To secure or defend by fortresses manned with troops; as,
         to garrison a conquered territory.
         [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Garrison \Gar"ri*son\, n. [OE. garnisoun, F. garnison garrison,
     in OF. & OE. also, provision, munitions, from garnir to
     garnish. See Garnish.] (Mil.)
     (a) A body of troops stationed in a fort or fortified town.
     (b) A fortified place, in which troops are quartered for its
         security.
         [1913 Webster]
  
     In garrison, in the condition of a garrison; doing duty in
        a fort or as one of a garrison.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  garrison
      n 1: a fortified military post where troops are stationed [syn:
           garrison, fort]
      2: United States abolitionist who published an anti-slavery
         journal (1805-1879) [syn: Garrison, William Lloyd
         Garrison]
      3: the troops who maintain and guard a fortified place
      v 1: station (troops) in a fort or garrison

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  114 Moby Thesaurus words for "garrison":
     KP, acropolis, advance guard, arm, armed guard, armor, armor-plate,
     army, army group, bank, bank guard, barricade, bastion, battalion,
     battery, battle, battle group, beachhead, blockade, blockhouse,
     bridgehead, brigade, bulwark, bunker, cadre, castellate, castle,
     citadel, coast guard, cohort, column, combat command, combat team,
     company, cordon, cordon sanitaire, corps, crenellate, detachment,
     detail, dig in, division, donjon, embattle, entrench, fasthold,
     fastness, fence, field army, field train, file, flying column,
     fort, fortify, fortress, garrison house, goalie, goalkeeper,
     goaltender, guard, guarder, guardsman, hold, inlying picket,
     jailer, keep, kitchen police, legion, man, man the garrison,
     maniple, martello, martello tower, mine, mote, motte, organization,
     outfit, outguard, outpost, palisade, peel, peel tower, phalanx,
     picket, pillbox, platoon, posse, post, rank, rath, rear guard,
     regiment, safehold, section, security guard, squad, squadron,
     strong point, stronghold, tactical unit, task force, tower,
     tower of strength, train, train guard, troop, unit, van, vanguard,
     wall, ward, warder, wing
  
  

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Garrison
     (1.) Heb. matstsab, a station; a place where one stands (1 Sam.
     14:12); a military or fortified post (1 Sam. 13:23; 14:1, 4, 6,
     etc.).
     
       (2.) Heb. netsib, a prefect, superintendent; hence a military
     post (1 Sam. 10:5; 13:3, 4; 2 Sam. 8:6). This word has also been
     explained to denote a pillar set up to mark the Philistine
     conquest, or an officer appointed to collect taxes; but the idea
     of a military post seems to be the correct one.
     
       (3.) Heb. matstsebah, properly a monumental column; improperly
     rendered pl. "garrisons" in Ezek. 26:11; correctly in Revised
     Version "pillars," marg. "obelisks," probably an idolatrous
     image.
     

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Garrison, MT -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Montana
     Population (2000):    112
     Housing Units (2000): 63
     Land area (2000):     9.539573 sq. miles (24.707379 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.003367 sq. miles (0.008720 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    9.542940 sq. miles (24.716099 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            30175
     Located within:       Montana (MT), FIPS 30
     Location:             46.537526 N, 112.826435 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     59731
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Garrison, MT
      Garrison
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Garrison, NE -- U.S. village in Nebraska
     Population (2000):    67
     Housing Units (2000): 31
     Land area (2000):     0.117074 sq. miles (0.303221 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.117074 sq. miles (0.303221 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            18300
     Located within:       Nebraska (NE), FIPS 31
     Location:             41.175518 N, 97.164883 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     68632
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Garrison, NE
      Garrison
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Garrison, ND -- U.S. city in North Dakota
     Population (2000):    1318
     Housing Units (2000): 655
     Land area (2000):     1.399947 sq. miles (3.625845 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.399947 sq. miles (3.625845 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            29460
     Located within:       North Dakota (ND), FIPS 38
     Location:             47.652917 N, 101.416567 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Garrison, ND
      Garrison
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Garrison, IA -- U.S. city in Iowa
     Population (2000):    413
     Housing Units (2000): 177
     Land area (2000):     0.246812 sq. miles (0.639240 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.246812 sq. miles (0.639240 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            30000
     Located within:       Iowa (IA), FIPS 19
     Location:             42.143604 N, 92.143015 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     52229
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Garrison, IA
      Garrison
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Garrison, TX -- U.S. city in Texas
     Population (2000):    844
     Housing Units (2000): 372
     Land area (2000):     1.160319 sq. miles (3.005212 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000102 sq. miles (0.000263 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.160421 sq. miles (3.005475 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            29060
     Located within:       Texas (TX), FIPS 48
     Location:             31.824899 N, 94.491299 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     75946
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Garrison, TX
      Garrison
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Garrison, MD -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Maryland
     Population (2000):    7969
     Housing Units (2000): 3696
     Land area (2000):     3.123265 sq. miles (8.089220 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.013628 sq. miles (0.035297 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    3.136893 sq. miles (8.124517 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            31625
     Located within:       Maryland (MD), FIPS 24
     Location:             39.401055 N, 76.751073 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Garrison, MD
      Garrison
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Garrison, MN -- U.S. city in Minnesota
     Population (2000):    213
     Housing Units (2000): 191
     Land area (2000):     1.070925 sq. miles (2.773683 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.014204 sq. miles (0.036788 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.085129 sq. miles (2.810471 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            23192
     Located within:       Minnesota (MN), FIPS 27
     Location:             46.295851 N, 93.824368 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     56450
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Garrison, MN
      Garrison
  

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