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verb as in occupy

verb as in station


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There are other serious drawbacks to garrisoning breastwork trenches.

Orders were received for the Regiment to entrain for Machadodorp for the purpose of garrisoning the railway blockhouses.

The Massachusetts lay in the harbor of Seattle, and fifteen of her men were on shore garrisoning the town.

At Utica they assure us that, of 30,000 soldiers then garrisoning it, there survived only ten.

The greater portion of the Chinese troops garrisoning Hang-chow were captured, but the Manchoos fell almost to the last man.

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On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to garrisoning, such as: capture, conquer, hold, invade, keep, and overrun.

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