Definition of garrison town in English:

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garrison town

noun

A town that has troops permanently stationed in it.
Example sentences
  • It was once a garrison town, a market centre and an important seat of learning in the Heavenly Kingdom's far-flung southwest.
  • We must remember that Carlow was one time a garrison town and that in most such towns members of the community sought mementos of battles where some of the sons of that town had fought.
  • Traditionally a garrison town and thus a soccer town, we wanted to know if this was an old fashioned view of Sligo, or whether it could still claim to be a soccer town.

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