Garrison – A group of troops stationed in a fortress
To remember the definition of the word garrison, use the following mnemonic:
Her garish son (garrison) stood out among the troops stationed in the fortress.
Examples of garrison in a sentence
The garrison was poorly equipped, most were farmers armed only with their farm tools.
The enemy had no idea how large the garrison was, they were outnumbered and would lose this battle.
They surrendered on the condition that the garrison could leave peacefully.