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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of encamp.


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  • A rebel Kurdish group out of Turkey, the PKK, which encamps just over the Iraqi border, has been declared a terrorist group by the U.S., EU and Turkey.

    Janet Ritz: "A Success Story in the Middle East"

  • This is the opinion of a critic who encamps on the highest pinnacles of literature; and the author is so far fortunate in having incurred his censure, that it gives his modesty a decent apology for quoting the praise, which it would have ill-befited him to bring forward in an unmingled state.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • Psalm 34:7 NKJV The angel of the LORD encamps all around those who fear Him, and delivers them.

    Scriptures at Your Fingertips

  • The Mosque of Hassan is hard by the green plain on which the Hag encamps before it sets forth annually on its pious peregrination.

    Notes of a Journey From Cornhill to Grand Cairo

  • These are the three principal actions which make an army: for if any army marches, encamps, and fights, in a regular and practical manner, the Captain retains his honor even though the engagement should not have a good ending.

    The Art of War

  • FABRIZIO: You have to know this, that no Captain encamps near the enemy, unless he is disposed to come to an engagement whenever the enemy wants; and if the others are so disposed, there is no danger except the ordinary, since two parts of the army are organized to make an engagement, while the other part makes the encampment.

    The Art of War

  • Nearly the whole population encamps on the bank of the river, and the people are employed in drawing out the salt in bullock-waggons.

    Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle

  • From the date plantation beyond Hadjalye, we reached in half an hour the plain where the Syrian pilgrim-caravan usually encamps, and which has taken the name of Sheikh Mahmoud, from the tomb of a saint so called, built in the midst of it.

    Travels in Arabia

  • Es – Souk, or the market-place, near which the Hadj encamps.

    Travels in Arabia

  • When anyone takes a prisoner, he makes his honours, and striking him gently in the hand, puts him out of the field and combat, and encamps where he stood.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel


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