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  • n. An institution devoted to housing and entertaining children for the summer.

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

  • n. a site where care and activities are provided for children during the summer months


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  • There was the boy at Methodist Youth summer camp when she was sixteen, then nothing until the two sequential boyfriends her sophomore year in college, then David McIlhenney, then Jack, and then Stephen.


  • Maybe a few days’ relief from the agonies of recent divorce, perhaps a summer camp almost-romance, six days’ flirtation with someone who used to like me once?

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  • When we sang at Brooklake summer camp that "He has the whole world in His hands," she took the meaning a little too much to heart.

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  • It accused Villapiano of orchestrating massive layoffs at his summer camp while at the same time giving himself a huge bonus.

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  • Everyone at the Gerbeaud seemed aware that the Hellers refused to take us in, and that we were at a summer camp in Adyliget.

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  • On July 22, Budapest chargé d’affaires Spencer Barnes, in a secret cable entitled “The Arrest of Press Correspondents Mr. and Mrs. Marton,” informed him that “The Marton children were sent away immediately after the arrest of Mrs. Marton to a summer camp not far away from Budapest.

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