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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act of encamping.
  • n. The state of being encamped.
  • n. A camp; a campsite.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A campsite.
  • n. A group of temporary living quarters and/or other temporary structures.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of pitching tents or forming huts, as by an army or traveling company, for temporary lodging or rest.
  • n. The place where an army or a company is encamped; a camp; tents pitched or huts erected for temporary lodgings.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of forming and occupying a camp; establishment in a camp.
  • n. The place where a body of men is encamped; a camp.

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

  • n. the act of encamping and living in tents in a camp
  • n. temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
  • n. a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent

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