Encampment

Definition of Encampment

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.

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