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Meaning of PRESIDIAL

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pre*sid"i*al\, Presidiary \Pre*sid"i*a*ry\, a. [L.
praesidialis and praesidiarius, fr. praesidium a presiding
over, defense, guard. See {Preside}.]
Of or pertaining to a garrison; having a garrison.

      There are three presidial castles in this city.
                                               --Howell.

 

 

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