Examples of decamp in a Sentence
She took the papers and decamped.
He decamped to Europe soon after news of the scandal broke.
Recent Examples of decamp from the Web
Patients decamped from the cities in the late 1800s to the 1920s to seek a cure in the balsam-scented mountain air.
Faiyaz and his team decamped to the Dominican Republic in summer 2017 to work on it.
After losing in the national championship game last season, before the start of another year, the Gonzaga basketball team decamped last fall to a lake near their campus in eastern Washington.
After Paramount decamped for Hollywood, the Army produced training films at the complex from the early 1940s until 1970.
After Kathy Griffin and Kelly Osbourne both decamped from Fashion Police, E! has postponed the show's return until September.
Lugar fell to a Tea Party challenger in Indiana’s 2012 Republican primary; Hagel decamped from the Republican Party altogether, joining Obama’s White House as defense secretary the following year.
The latter three, who have since become the holy trinity of the contemporary L.A. scene, decamped from Rosamund Felsen Gallery to form the hometown core of his roster for nearly a decade.
This being an era when cutting back, for the middle-class Millers, meant renting out their Torquay house and decamping to Paris and Cairo.
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Origin and Etymology of decamp
First Known Use: 1676See Words from the same year
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Definition of decamp for English Language Learners
: to leave a place suddenly and secretly
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