Definitions of encampment

n temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers

bivouac, camp, cantonment
boot camp
camp for training military recruits
an encampment of huts (chiefly military)
laager, lager
a camp defended by a circular formation of wagons
Type of:
military quarters
living quarters for personnel on a military post

n a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent

bivouac, campground, camping area, camping ground, camping site, campsite
Type of:
land site, site
the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)

n the act of encamping and living in tents in a camp

bivouacking, camping, tenting
Type of:
habitation, inhabitancy, inhabitation
the act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place (said of both animals and men)

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