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encampment

noun en·camp·ment \-mənt\

Definition of ENCAMPMENT

1
a :  the place where a group (as a body of troops) is encamped
b :  the individuals that make up an encampment
2
:  the act of encamping :  the state of being encamped

Examples of ENCAMPMENT

  1. <a recreational area that will serve as this year's encampment for the Scouts' jamboree>

First Known Use of ENCAMPMENT

1598

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