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English Word:

encampment


English Pronunciation:

en•camp•ment


Noun:


⇨Definition

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.



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Wiktionary

Etymology:

From English encamp + -ment


Noun:

encampment (plural encampments) A campsite. A group of temporary living quarters and/or other temporary structures.


Reference:

encampment

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