camp·​ground | \ ˈkamp-ˌgrau̇nd How to pronounce campground (audio) \

Definition of campground

: the area or place (such as a field or grove) used for a camp, for camping, or for a camp meeting

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Examples of campground in a Sentence

at last the weary vacationers pulled into a campground for the night
Recent Examples on the Web Owners of the Silver Springs campground in Saco told WMTW-TV their business has quadrupled since last year, when the mask mandate and 14-day quarantine restrictions were in place. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 9 June 2021 The North Trail closure will force campers to drive to the Cape Trail instead of making the 2.3-mile hike to the trailhead from the campground, potentially making the already-busy parking lot even busier. oregonlive, 25 May 2021 Plan on at least two hours to bike through the park, which also has 38 miles of hiking paths, 15 miles of equestrian trails and a 33-unit campground. Dan Fellner, The Arizona Republic, 5 May 2021 Since campground Wi-Fi isn’t always reliable, the Coverage? Washington Post, 22 Apr. 2021 The campground address is 10108 Bass Road; the entry gate for the reservoir is at 9535 Harritt Road. Karen Pearlman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 Mar. 2021 Privacy is elusive in the novel’s campground setting, especially with the chronic rain. Leo Robson, The New Yorker, 15 Mar. 2021 Castleman, 34, a former campground host who has run the cafe for three years, said about 20 customers have paid the $5 fee and about 20 customers refused. Steve Rubenstein, San Francisco Chronicle, 28 May 2021 Located on a nondescript stretch of State Road 7 north of the Hard Rock, Kamp Kava is a small warehouse that has been reimagined as a mountain campground. Ben Crandell,, 19 May 2021

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First Known Use of campground

1805, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of campground was in 1805

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16 Jun 2021

Cite this Entry

“Campground.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of campground

chiefly US : an area or place that is used for camping : a place where people can put up a tent or park a camper and that usually has toilets and showers for campers to use


camp·​ground | \ ˈkamp-ˌgrau̇nd How to pronounce campground (audio) \

Kids Definition of campground

: an area used for a camp or for camping

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