Translation of garrison in Spanish:

garrison

Pronunciation: /ˈgærəsən; ˈgærɪsən/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (place) plaza (feminine)
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    • Three parts of the building's walls have been unearthed during excavations at the garrison, giving archaeologists enough information to map out the route of the 940-metre circuit.
    • When you consider we're building 3,000 homes at the garrison, you start to realise it makes very good economical sense.
    • Sensing an impending emergency, he went to his headquarters on Merdeka Square, just beside the Jakarta garrison.
    1.2 (troops) guarnición (feminine)
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    • The garrisons - native troops commanded by British officers - held out and were relieved after a week of day and night assaults.
    • In what towns are the largest garrisons stationed?
    • The additional garrisons, Filipino troops, and effective use of the Navy all were important to expanding the reach of American military power.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

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