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armed camp

noun

any encampment, territory, or group of people fully armed for war

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  • Daru advised turning Moscow into an armed camp and wintering there.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane
  • You cannot set up the hustings in an armed camp of twenty-eight millions.

    The Arena Various
  • In my mind, I shamed her for turning my country into an armed camp.

    Little Brother

    Cory Doctorow
  • The bungalow of Colonel Hare was something on the order of an armed camp.

    The Adventures of Kathlyn

    Harold MacGrath
  • Forced by circumstances, Europe became an armed camp and there was a demand for strong leadership.

    The Story of Mankind Hendrik Van Loon
  • He turned the whole of Europe into an armed camp and killed almost an entire generation of men.

    The Story of Mankind Hendrik Van Loon
  • The condition of Goldfield at that time was that of an armed camp, and for a time a serious clash seemed imminent.

    The I.W.W. Paul Frederick Brissenden
  • But what an unlovely people was this armed camp, which goes under the name of Sparta!

    Vacation days in Greece Rufus B. Richardson
  • The college became an armed camp; Macon became276 a military center.

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