garrison house


Definition of garrison house

1 : a house fortified against attack
3 : a house having the second story overhanging the first in the front

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Recent Examples on the Web It is estimated that PLA garrison houses around 6,000 soldiers. Helen Regan, CNN, "Hong Kong could be at 'tipping point' as warning flag unfurled at Chinese military barracks," 7 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of garrison house

1676, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Garrison house.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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