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Soldiers sing and roar riotously (8)


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'soldiers sing and roar riotously' is the definition.
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'sing and roar riotously' is the wordplay.
'and' means one lot of letters go next to another.
'riotously' indicates an anagram.
'sing' after 'roar' is 'roarsing'.
'roarsing' with letters rearranged gives 'GARRISON'.

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(Other definitions for garrison that I've seen before include "Roarings (anag.)" , "Military fortress" , "troops in base" , "Troops defending a town or fortress" , "Military fort" .)

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