a place where a group of people live for a short time in tents or cabins <the war forced people to flee their homes and to live in crowded camps along the border> Related Words canvas
; concentration camp
, prison camp
, laager [South African]
a small, simply constructed, and often temporary dwelling <a hunter's camp deep in the woods>
an often small house for recreational or seasonal use <years ago the wealthy industrialists built some rather grand camps along the lake>
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