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

Definition of campsite

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

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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

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Earlier today, our medical team in Plaza 11 was asked to respond to a medical situation in a nearby campsite. Ashley Iasimone, Billboard, "27-Year-Old Man Found Dead at Bonnaroo Music Festival," 15 June 2019 Campers will enjoy one of the highest campsites in Florida at 324 feet above sea level. Richard Tribou,, "Explore Florida's Washington County: Falling Waters State Park," 6 May 2018 The Manzanar pilgrimage is just one of several pilgrimages made to former WWII campsites throughout the year. Taylor Weik, Teen Vogue, "Japanese-American Teens are Confronting History by Visiting World War II Former Incarceration Camps," 8 May 2019 And how many other festivals can boast a woodworker-in-residence, or host a dance party at a campsite, or even provide tours of The Chinati Foundation, the contemporary art museum that Donald Judd founded? Vogue, "Online Ceramics Tees, Cowboy Hats, and Marbled Tie-Dye: The Best Street Style From Marfa Myths," 16 May 2019 The missing man, a 70-year-old German citizen, was a monitor at one of the campsites who was feared to have been swept away by flood waters along with his van, BFM-TV reported. Fox News, "French rescuers evacuate 750 campers amid flash floods," 9 Aug. 2018 Many of the best campsites are at Ediza Lake, Thousand Island Lake and Minaret Lake, with smaller lakes nearby these providing the chance of finding a hideaway. Tom Stienstra,, "Trails, camps, lakes open for summer in Land of Muir," 17 June 2018 On the Peninsula, Blackwell said some of the smaller campsites don't always fill up as quickly. Matt Tunseth, Anchorage Daily News, "Here are the best bets for sportfishing in Southcentral Alaska this holiday weekend," 26 May 2018 Many of the campsites at Horsethief Reservoir are within view of the water. Chadd Cripe, idahostatesman, "Transformation continues at popular Idaho campground. But it isn't fully open yet. | Idaho Statesman," 21 May 2018

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First Known Use of campsite

1850, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of campsite

US : a place where people can put up a tent


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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