Encampment Definition

ĕn-kămpmənt
encampments
noun
encampments
The act of encamping.
American Heritage
An encamping or being encamped.
Webster's New World
The state of being encamped.
American Heritage
A camp or campsite.
Webster's New World
A group of temporary living quarters and/or other temporary structures.
Wiktionary
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pronoun

(astronomy) A Chinese constellation located near Pegasus, one of the 28 lunar mansions and part of the larger Black Turtle.

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Other Word Forms of Encampment

Noun

Singular:
encampment
Plural:
encampments

Origin of Encampment

  • From Mandarin Chinese 室宿 (Shìxiù, lit. "Room" or "Chamber")

    From Wiktionary

  • From English encamp + -ment

    From Wiktionary

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