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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

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;


VERB (1)

1. station (troops) in a fort or garrison;


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]
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]
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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