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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent;
[syn: campsite, campground, camping site, camping ground, bivouac, encampment, camping area]

2. temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers;
- Example: "wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling"
[syn: camp, encampment, cantonment, bivouac]

3. the act of encamping and living in tents in a camp;
[syn: camping, encampment, bivouacking, tenting]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Encampment \En*camp"ment\, n. 1. The act of pitching tents or forming huts, as by an army or traveling company, for temporary lodging or rest. [1913 Webster] 2. The place where an army or a company is encamped; a camp; tents pitched or huts erected for temporary lodgings. [1913 Webster] A square of about seven hundred yards was sufficient for the encampment of twenty thousand Romans. --Gibbon. [1913 Webster] A green encampment yonder meets the eye. --Guardian. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

encampment n 1: a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent [syn: campsite, campground, camping site, camping ground, bivouac, encampment, camping area] 2: temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers; "wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling" [syn: camp, encampment, cantonment, bivouac] 3: the act of encamping and living in tents in a camp [syn: camping, encampment, bivouacking, tenting]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

18 Moby Thesaurus words for "encampment": Konzentrationslager, Lager, barrack, barracks, bivouac, bivouacking, camp, campground, camping, campsite, cantonment, casern, concentration camp, detention camp, hobo jungle, lines, tented field, tenting