camp·​site | \ ˈkamp-ˌsīt How to pronounce campsite (audio) \

Definition of campsite

: a place suitable for or used as the site of a camp

Examples of campsite in a Sentence

The campsite includes a picnic table and a grill for cooking. the campsite at least offers shower and bathroom facilities
Recent Examples on the Web From the garage to the kitchen to the campsite, every man needs a variety of reliable tools in his life. Mike Richard, Men's Health, 16 May 2022 Its wheeled style can be easily folded and moved from your backyard to a campsite. Adria Greenhauff, Better Homes & Gardens, 16 May 2022 Unfortunately, after checking into our $25 campsite, we were informed that the good weather in Joshua Tree was yesterday; frigid winds were incoming, with gusts up to 50 miles per hour. New York Times, 20 Apr. 2022 Axes are better suited for medium- to heavy-duty jobs that require both hands, like chopping large chunks of wood, clearing your campsite of smaller trees, and even felling large trees if the need arises. Mike Richard, Men's Health, 18 Apr. 2022 When the campers lower the volume, Norma Rodriguez jumps up at her neighboring campsite. Elena Bruess, San Antonio Express-News, 15 Apr. 2022 That means your friends with a single-day pass can't hang out at your campsite. Ed Masley, The Arizona Republic, 3 Apr. 2022 If your campsite is more than 100 miles away, maybe take the Forester. Ezra Dyer, Car and Driver, 18 Mar. 2022 One particular memory is awaking at dawn on the beach at Parson’s Landing and watching the elusive Catalina Island fox investigate our campsite. Thomas Curwen, Los Angeles Times, 11 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of campsite

1850, in the meaning defined above

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20 May 2022

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“Campsite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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camp·​site | \ ˈkamp-ˌsīt How to pronounce campsite (audio) \

Kids Definition of campsite

: a place used for camping This campsite has a picnic table and grill.

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