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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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