Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Departure from a camp; a marching off.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Departure from a camp; a marching off.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of decamping
  • noun A prompt departure

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

  • noun the act of running away secretly (as to avoid arrest)
  • noun 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.

    Weekend Update: Step up your cocktail game

  • 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.

    And The Winner Is...

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

    And The Winner Is...

  • 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

  • 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

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