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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  {In  garrison},  in  the  condition  of  a  garrison;  doing  duty  in 
  a  fort  or  as  one  of  a  garrison. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  garrison 
  n  1:  a  fortified  place  where  troops  are  stationed  [syn:  {fort}] 
  2:  the  troops  who  maintain  and  guard  a  fortified  place 
  v  :  station  in  a  fort  or  garrison,  as  of  troops 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Garrison,  IA  (city,  FIPS  30000) 
  Location:  42.14361  N,  92.14283  W 
  Population  (1990):  320  (152  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  52229 
  Garrison,  KY 
  Zip  code(s):  41141 
  Garrison,  MD  (CDP,  FIPS  31625) 
  Location:  39.40135  N,  76.74933  W 
  Population  (1990):  5045  (2383  housing  units) 
  Area:  8.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Garrison,  MN  (city,  FIPS  23192) 
  Location:  46.30264  N,  93.82346  W 
  Population  (1990):  138  (221  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  56450 
  Garrison,  MO 
  Zip  code(s):  65657 
  Garrison,  MT 
  Zip  code(s):  59731 
  Garrison,  ND  (city,  FIPS  29460) 
  Location:  47.65375  N,  101.42337  W 
  Population  (1990):  1530  (733  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.3  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Garrison,  NE  (village,  FIPS  18300) 
  Location:  41.17549  N,  97.16305  W 
  Population  (1990):  71  (28  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.3  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  68632 
  Garrison,  NY 
  Zip  code(s):  10524 
  Garrison,  TX  (town,  FIPS  29060) 
  Location:  31.82423  N,  94.49246  W 
  Population  (1990):  883  (398  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.0  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  75946 
  Garrison,  UT 
  Zip  code(s):  84728 
  Garrison,  WV 
  Zip  code(s):  25209 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  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. 
 




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