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Synonyms for garrison

Synonyms for garrison

a fortified military post where troops are stationed

United States abolitionist who published an anti-slavery journal (1805-1879)

the troops who maintain and guard a fortified place

station (troops) in a fort or garrison

References in classic literature ?
At any garrisoned point where the line of demarcation between one country and another is so very narrow as at Niagara, desertion from the ranks can scarcely fail to be of frequent occurrence: and it may be reasonably supposed that when the soldiers entertain the wildest and maddest hopes of the fortune and independence that await them on the other side, the impulse to play traitor, which such a place suggests to dishonest minds, is not weakened.
The rich and beautiful wardrobe purchased by these agents, in the course of a few weeks made its way through the intervening country, bristling with custom-houses, garrisoned by an immense army of shabby mendicants in uniform who incessantly repeated the Beggar's Petition over it, as if every individual warrior among them were the ancient Belisarius: and of whom there were so many Legions, that unless the Courier had expended just one bushel and a half of silver money relieving their distresses, they would have worn the wardrobe out before it got to Rome, by turning it over and over.
Fort Johnston was garrisoned until 1880 when several federal entities, in succession, occupied the property leading up to use by the U.