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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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encampmenten‧camp‧ment /ɪnˈkæmpmənt/ noun [countable]  PMAa large temporary camp, especially of soldiers a military encampment
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encampmentIt was like asking yourself to recall the lay-out of a Bronze Age encampment.Robinson said Wednesday that he had a misunderstanding with Brown over what constituted an encampment.Swindon is suffering a plague of illegal encampments, although some gypsies are more considerate than others.Whether large or small, encampments had both military and supply functions.He proposed fencing the homeless out of their encampment in Golden Gate Park.I climbed up to their encampments, away from the river of souls.Pigeon lofts painted white or green were like tents on this encampment.
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