In homes across the Balata refugee camp, televisions broadcast images of the bloodshed in Gaza that had cleared the way for her release.—Sufian Taha, Washington Post, 26 Nov. 2023 While television broadcasts the official viewpoint, Gao says that on Douyin there are often videos from different camps putting their views across.—Lavender Au, WIRED, 25 Nov. 2023 Screen Time: 7:24 Verdict: Mulligan’s kooky cameo imbues this tragic lush with a dash of camp.—Peter Debruge, Variety, 24 Nov. 2023 Ten women hold full-season coaching positions, the most in history, and 11 clubs had women in coaching roles during training camp this summer, another high.—Tom Withers, The Christian Science Monitor, 22 Nov. 2023 Always before, our hunters have left quietly, in perfect chronology, as orderly as children filing out to playground recess, one at a time, each successive oldest passing through that door—as if leaving the camp house to go look around for something; one more hunt and then not coming back.—Rick Bass, Field & Stream, 22 Nov. 2023 Donna made several appearances leading up to Monday's game, including stops at Raising Cane's and Kylie's field hockey camp for Kansas City kids on Sunday.—Natasha Dye, Peoplemag, 21 Nov. 2023 Israeli troops pushed up to the camp’s edge and launched at least one drone strike inside, killing three people, according to the Palestinian health ministry.—Susannah George, Washington Post, 13 Nov. 2023 The Jane Does attended a court hearing in Los Angeles on Monday, where Judge Charlaine Olmedo gave Masterson’s camp until December 7 to provide proof the weapons have been found and secured.—Nancy Dillon, Rolling Stone, 13 Nov. 2023
Unlike most other families of hostages, Guy Metzger and his brother are camping out in a protest tent in Jerusalem calling for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to take responsibility for the Hamas attack and resign.—Anat Peled, WSJ, 22 Nov. 2023 Homeless people camp nearby and light fires to keep warm.—George Skelton, Los Angeles Times, 20 Nov. 2023 That morning, three homeless people were camped in front of his parents’ house on Magnolia.—Jesse Barron, New York Times, 16 Nov. 2023 Some Trump supporters had camped out more than a day in advance outside the venue, waving at honking commuters passing by.—Democrat-Gazette Staff From Wire Reports, arkansasonline.com, 9 Nov. 2023 His seventy-three thousand troops were camped on a ridge near a tavern called La Belle Alliance.—Michael Schulman, The New Yorker, 6 Nov. 2023 According to the Herald, people at Mass and Cass will be offered a ride to temporary housing, but will not be allowed to camp there any longer.—Brianna Herlihy, Fox News, 31 Oct. 2023 The couple regularly sees migrants camping on their 17-acre property.—Jon Michael Raasch Fox News, Fox News, 13 Nov. 2023 The practice, which involves camping out in front of a bright lamp for half an hour or so, can help your body adjust to the reduced daylight in the fall and winter months, all while combating sleepiness and fatigue by suppressing melatonin (a hormone that promotes sleep), according to Dr. Chan.—Julia Ries, SELF, 3 Nov. 2023
Training camp looked like a professional camp, and the camp, and post-camp choices by the team mostly made sense without much outside talk or justification necessary.—Stephanie Stradley, Chron, 9 Sep. 2022 Last season, Avery Bradley and Langston Galloway earned training camp invites through these pre-camp scrimmages.—C.j. Holmes, San Francisco Chronicle, 6 Sep. 2022 In September, during the Warriors’ two-week mini-camp, civil-rights lawyer Brian Stevenson spoke to players on a video call.—Ron Kroichick, SFChronicle.com, 30 Oct. 2020 However, this week marks the beginning of three weeks of activities agreed upon by the NBA and the National Basketball Player’s Association to create a mini-camp (or mini-bubble), which can include practices and scrimmages, for the eight teams not invited to the NBA’s restart in Orlando.—Jamal Collier, chicagotribune.com, 16 Sep. 2020 And the Rattlers made a big pre-camp trade to acquire first-team All-IFL 6-foot-5, 320-pound defensive lineman Ulric Jones from the NAZ Wranglers.—Richard Obert, The Arizona Republic, 9 Mar. 2023 The team began last week with one player and one coach per basket at pre-camp practices before being allowed to expand workouts this weekend.—oregonlive, 6 Dec. 2020 Jefferies is filling in for Frankie Montas, behind due to a pre-camp coronavirus bout.—Matt Kawahara, San Francisco Chronicle, 9 Mar. 2021 Heidi Klum's ultra-camp departure from her usual pop-culture prosthetics (see: Michael Jackson's werewolf or Shrek's Fiona).—Ew Staff, EW.com, 22 Dec. 2022 See More
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Middle French, probably from Middle French dialect (Picard) or Old Occitan, from Latin campus plain, field