gar•ri•sonPronunciation: (gar'u-sun), [key]
a body of troops stationed in a fortified place.
the place where such troops are stationed.
any military post, esp. a permanent one.
to provide (a fort, town, etc.) with a garrison.
to occupy (a fort, post, station, etc.) with troops.
to put (troops) on duty in a fort, post, station, etc.
Gar•ri•sonPronunciation: (gar'u-sun), [key]
1805–79, U.S. leader in the abolition movement.
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