Definitions

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  • n. The act of decamping
  • n. A prompt departure

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Departure from a camp; a marching off.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Departure from a camp; a marching off.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of running away secretly (as to avoid arrest)
  • n. breaking camp

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Examples

  • ] Vanderveen when they fled for IMG "a decade ago and the" decampment "of Bruce Zemsky and Alan Green

    parterre box

  • Record Fair's decampment to Arlington; a chance to gawk at undie-clad runners; and the return of Nerd Nite.

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  • Its ambassador has even returned to Washington after his recent decampment over the Armenian genocide resolution.

    John Feffer: U.S. Allies: We Want Space

  • Hence a rapid decampment to Grub Up for four fluffballs.

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  • There are various accounts of what happened immediately in the Soviet government and the top echelons of the party but, it seems, that panic set in and there was an immediate decampment from Moscow.

    Barbarossa Day

  • And I was desperately worried about the effect that any future domestic decampment might have on Caitlin.

    Temptation

  • In October, Brown Harris Stevens Brooklyn, the brokerage controlled by the powerful Zeckendorf family, filed a lawsuit in New York Supreme Court alleging that Mr. Deutsch refused to release commission checks totaling some $650,000 from the Park Slope and Brooklyn Heights offices of William B. May that the Zeckendorfs had purchased following Mr. Marra's decampment, along with another $177,000 that disappeared from company coffers.

    William T. May Sues Agency On Century 21 Ads

  • In consequence of this decampment, the borrower had withdrawn himself; so that the lender was obliged to have recourse to his security.

    The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle

  • On April 29, when news of Mr. Marra's decampment broke, the May family was within hours of finalizing an 18-month-long restructuring deal with the Century 21 division of Cendant-the world's largest real-estate brokerage franchiser, with more than 13,000 offices and 265,000 sales associates nationwide-that would have expanded the company's reach into new markets on the East Coast and secured its position in New York.

    August Brokerage William B. May Mired in Internecine Family Feud

  • There was nothing but conjecture to support the opinion that the decampment had anything to do with the disappearance of

    Tropic Days

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