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English noun: encampment

1. encampment (location) a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent


Synonymsbivouac, campground, camping area, camping ground, camping site, campsite


Broader (hypernym)land site, site

2. encampment (artifact) temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers


SamplesWherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling.


Synonymsbivouac, camp, cantonment


Broader (hypernym)military quarters


Narrower (hyponym)boot camp, hutment, laager, lager


Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

3. encampment (act) the act of encamping and living in tents in a camp


Synonymsbivouacking, camping, tenting


Broader (hypernym)habitation, inhabitancy, inhabitation









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