as in campground
a place where a group of people live for a short time in tents or cabins the arriving national guardsmen were forced to live in a hutment until permanent barracks could be constructed

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as in hut
a small, simply constructed, and often temporary dwelling a group of shabby hutments that had been erected to shelter the refugees

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“Hutment.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hutment. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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