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Definition of Encampment

Encampment

  1. The act of pitching tents or forming huts, as by an army or traveling company, for temporary lodging or rest.
  2. The place where an army or a company is encamped; a camp; tents pitched or huts erected for temporary lodgings.

Encampment Quotations

I really enjoyed staying at an encampment at the top of a hill in the Samburu Reserve in Kenya. You reach it on a small plane; there is no electricity, no city noises and you sleep and shower under the Milky Way, with moths fluttering around a kerosene lamp, knowing that there are elephants and lions roaming free in the valley.
Cherie Lunghi

As anyone knows who has ever had to set up a military encampment or build a village from the ground up, occupations pose staggering logistical problems.
Barbara Ehrenreich

We remained at our encampment of this day until the morning of the 7th, when we descended ten miles lower down and encamped on a spot of ground where several thousand Indians had wintered during the past season.
William Henry Ashley

After an unremitting and severe labour of two days, we returned to our old encampment with the loss of some of my horses, and my men excessively fatigued.
William Henry Ashley

As my men could profitably employ themselves on these streams, I moved slowly along, averaging not more than five or six miles per day and sometimes remained two days at the same encampment.
William Henry Ashley
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Encampment Translations

encampment in German is Lager

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