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Definition 1: a fortified military post where troops are stationed - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for garrison in the sense of this definition

(garrison is a kind of ...) military installation at which a body of troops is stationed

"this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby" "there is an officer's club on the post"

(... is an instance of garrison) a United States Army base in Maryland; headquarters of the National Security Agency

(garrison belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 2: the troops who maintain and guard a fortified place - [noun denoting group]

(garrison is a kind of ...) soldiers collectively

(garrison belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 3: United States abolitionist who published an anti-slavery journal (1805-1879) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for garrison in the sense of this definition

(garrison is an instance of ...) a reformer who favors abolishing slavery

Definition 4: station (troops) in a fort or garrison - [verb of competition]

(garrison is a kind of ...) assign to a station

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