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For people named Garrison, see Garrison (disambiguation) The word garrison can refer to: A garrison, a unit of troops or its headquarters. ...

Garrison House, built by William Damm in 1675 at Dover, New Hampshire

Garrison (from the French garnison, itself from the verb garnir, "to equip") is the collective term for the body of troops stationed in a particular location, originally to guard it, but now often simply using it as a home base. The station is usually a city, town, fort, castle or similar. For example, the 1st Battalion, 1st Infantry (U.S.) is garrisoned at West Point. Garrison town is a common expression for any town that has a military barracks. Image File history File links Garrison_House_at_Dover,_NH.jpg‎ Summary Garrison house, built by William Damm in 1675 at Dover, NH; from a 1905 postcard. ... Image File history File links Garrison_House_at_Dover,_NH.jpg‎ Summary Garrison house, built by William Damm in 1675 at Dover, NH; from a 1905 postcard. ... Events January 5 - The Battle of Turckeim June 18 - Battle of Fehrbellin August 10 - King Charles II of England places the foundation stone of the Royal Greenwich Observatory in London - construction begins November 11 - Guru Gobind Singh becomes the Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. ... Dover is a small city located in Strafford County, New Hampshire, in the United States of America. ... A troop is a military unit, originally a small force of cavalry, subordinate to a squadron and headed by the troop leader. ... Night view of Taipei City. ... Main street in Bastrop, Texas, a small town A town is a residential community of people ranging from a few hundred to several thousands, although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan areas. ... Fortifications (Latin fortis, strong, and facere, to make) are military constructions designed for defensive warfare. ... A castle (from the Latin castellum) is a structure that is fortified for defence against an enemy and generally serves as a military headquarters dominating the surrounding countryside[1]. The term is most often applied to a small self-contained fortress, usually of the Middle Ages. ... West Point painting West Point is a federal military base (and a census-designated place) located in the Town of Highlands in Orange County, New York. ... Barracks is usally used to connote a type of military housing. ...


In the modern British Army, 'garrison also specifically refers to any of the major military stations such as Aldershot, Catterick, Colchester, Tidworth, Warminster and London, which have more than one barracks or camp and their own military headquarters, usually commanded by a Colonel, Brigadier or Major-General, assisted by a Garrison Sergeant Major. In Ireland soccer has historically been termed the "garrison game" due to its connections with British military serving in Ireland.[1] The British Army is the land armed forces branch of the British Armed Forces. ... Aldershot is a town in the English county of Hampshire, on heathland 55 km (35 miles) southwest of London, and is administered by Rushmoor Borough Council. ... Catterick could be Catterick, a village in North Yorkshire, England. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Tidworth is a town in south-east Wiltshire, England with a growing civilian population. ... This article is about the English town. ... London is the capital city of England and of the United Kingdom, and is the most populous city in the European Union. ... A military camp or bivouac is a minor, semi-permanent facility for the lodging of an army. ... Headquarters (HQ) denotes the location where most, if not all, of the important functions of an organization are concentrated. ... Colonel is a military rank of a commissioned officer, with the corresponding ranks existing in nearly every country in the world. ... Brigadier is a rank which is used in different ways by different countries. ... Insignia of a United States Air Force Major General German Generalmajor Insignia Major General is a military rank used in many countries. ... A Garrison Sergeant Major (GSM) in the British Army is the senior non-commissioned officer of a garrison and holds the rank of Warrant Officer Class 1. ...


In Israel, a garrison unit (Hebrew: חיל מצב; cheil matzav) is a regular unit defending a specified zone such as a city, a province, a castle or fortress, or even a single building. Hebrew (עִבְרִית, ‘Ivrit) is a Semitic language of the Afro-Asiatic language family spoken by more than seven million people in Israel and Jewish communities around the world. ... Province is a name for a subnational entity. ...

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A garrison is also a fortified house generally built of logs; it was not uncommon in early New England settlements, particularly during the French and Indian Wars. This article is about the region in the United States of America. ... The French and Indian Wars is a name used in the United States for a series of conflicts in North America that represented the actions there that accompanied the European dynastic wars. ...


A garnisaire in France was someone who was officially assigned to reside and dine as garnison at the home of a tax payer, without payment, until the due fiscal arrears were paid off. The practice was similar to dragonnade. A policy, commonly called in French dragonnades, was instituted by Louis XIV in order to intimidate Huguenot families to reconvert to Roman Catholicism. ...


In American real estate terms, a garrison style home is one that has two or more floors with a different amount of floor area on each floor, usually in a symmetrical design, particularly rectangular [1]. Real estate is a legal term that encompasses land along with anything permanently affixed to the land, such as buildings. ...



Garrison, County Fermanagh is a small village in Western Northern Ireland famous for its fishing and outdoor and activites. Garrison is a small village in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, 5 miles south of Belleek, at the eastern end of Lough Melvin. ...


Garrison is a type of food usually served with beef-steak ordered by a Spanish football team ( nasc tarragona )in a little hotel lost in the middle of Austria . Its really frustrating not one definition of garrison can be found in the whole internet.


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Garrison

 is a type of food usually served with beef-steak ordered by a Spanish football team ( nasc tarragona )in a little hotel lost in the middle of Austria . Its really frustrating not one definition of garrison can be found in the whole internet. [www.dienstlgut.com]If somebody knows how to cook this plis write an email or something so the team can eat... 

References

  • Nouveau petit Larousse illustré, 1952 (French encyclopaedic dictionary)

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