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Definition 1: the act of encamping and living in tents in a camp - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for encampment in the sense of this definition

(encampment is a kind of ...) the act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place (said of both animals and men)

"he studied the creation and inhabitation and demise of the colony"

Definition 2: temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where encampment or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling

Synonyms for encampment in the sense of this definition

(encampment is a kind of ...) living quarters for personnel on a military post

(... is a kind of encampment ) camp for training military recruits

(... is a kind of encampment ) an encampment of huts (chiefly military)

(... is a kind of encampment ) a camp defended by a circular formation of wagons

(encampment belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 3: a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for encampment in the sense of this definition

(encampment is a kind of ...) the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)

"a good site for the school"

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