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Noun: encampment  en'kamp-munt
  1. A site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
    - campsite, campground, camping site, camping ground, bivouac, camping area
  2. (military) temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
    "wherever he went in the encampment the men were grumbling";
    - camp, cantonment, bivouac
  3. The act of encamping and living in tents in a camp
    - camping, bivouacking, tenting

Derived forms: encampments

Type of: habitation, inhabitancy, inhabitation, land site, military quarters, site

Encyclopedia: Encampment, Wyoming