camp meeting


Definition of camp meeting

: a series of evangelistic meetings usually held outdoors and attended by persons who often camp nearby

Examples of camp meeting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Eleven years later, Harmony Grove Spiritualist Association held its first camp meeting on a plot of land west of Escondido. Sandi Dolbee, San Diego Union-Tribune, 30 Oct. 2021 The day will begin with a camp meeting in commemoration of camp meetings held in the 1800s, followed by a day of activities including a historical view of the last 25 years of the Windsor Freedom Trail, food, ice cream, and more., 2 Sep. 2021 The Windsor Freedom Trail 25th year anniversary outdoor camp meeting and family activity day will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25., 2 Sep. 2021 A week or so after the band camp meeting, Kyrie was on vacation at the beach. Francesca Street, CNN, 20 Aug. 2021 After an informal camp meeting, Reznicek noticed the woman’s wristwatch set to military time. Julia Shipley, Rolling Stone, 26 May 2021 Dee and Jimmy Haslam were available on Sunday for their annual training camp meeting with the media, this time via Zoom, of course, as everything is done these days. Dan Labbe, cleveland, 16 Aug. 2020 The camp meeting grounds were once a thriving religious community with thousands of people attending week-long services. Carroll County Times Staff,, 9 Aug. 2019 The gospel of socialism spread through Oklahoma at weeklong summer camp meetings that attracted thousands and had the atmosphere of holiness revivals. Trevor Paulhus, Smithsonian, 19 Sep. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of camp meeting

1803, in the meaning defined above

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“Camp meeting.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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