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a place where a group of people live for a short time in tents or cabins
  • soldiers setting up a bivouac by the stream

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1 to live in a camp or the outdoors
  • the army bivouacked for the night by the lake

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2 to provide with living quarters or shelter
  • survivors of the tornado were bivouacked in the church basement

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The first known use of bivouac was in 1809

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“Bivouac.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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