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Definition of Garrison


  1. A body of troops stationed in a fort or fortified town.
  2. A fortified place, in which troops are quartered for its security.
  3. To place troops in, as a fortification, for its defense; to furnish with soldiers; as, to garrison a fort or town.
  4. To secure or defend by fortresses manned with troops; as, to garrison a conquered territory.

Garrison Translations

garrison in Danish is garnison
garrison in Dutch is garnizoen, bezetting
garrison in French is garnison
garrison in German is Besatzung, Garnison
garrison in Latin is praesidium presidium
garrison in Norwegian is garnison