encamp

verb en·camp \ in-ˈkamp , en- \
|Updated on: 5 Jul 2018

Definition of encamp

encamped; encamping; encamps
: to set up or occupy a camp
: to place or establish in a camp

Examples of encamp in a Sentence

  1. the hike will take several days, and we plan to encamp along the trail

  2. as the hurricane raged outside, the stranded tourists were encamped overnight in the high school gym

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First Known Use of encamp

1563

in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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Definition of encamp for English Language Learners

  • : to set up and use a camp



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