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Meaning of ENCAMPMENT

Pronunciation:  en'kampmunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of encamping and living in tents in a camp
  2. [n]  temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers; "wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling"
  3. [n]  a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
 

ENCAMPMENT is a 10 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: bivouac, bivouac, bivouacking, camp, campground, camping, camping area, camping ground, camping site, campsite, cantonment, tenting
 
 See Also: boot camp, habitation, hutment, inhabitancy, inhabitation, laager, lager, land site, military quarters, site

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\En*camp"ment\, n.
1. The act of pitching tents or forming huts, as by an army
   or traveling company, for temporary lodging or rest.

2. The place where an army or a company is encamped; a camp;
   tents pitched or huts erected for temporary lodgings.

         A square of about seven hundred yards was sufficient
         for the encampment of twenty thousand Romans.
                                               --Gibbon.

         A green encampment yonder meets the eye. --Guardian.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: barrack, barracks, bivouac, bivouacking, camp, campground, camping, campsite, cantonment, casern, concentration camp, detention camp, hobo jungle, Konzentrationslager, Lager, lines, tented field, tenting
 

 

 

 

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