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[kamp-ground] /ˈkæmpˌgraʊnd/
a place for a camp or for a camp meeting.
Origin of campground
An Americanism dating back to 1795-1805; camp1 + ground1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • When she saw that, of the canvas row below the stockade not a tent remained, and the campground lay deserted.

    The Plow-Woman Eleanor Gates
  • When old Brother Bunk and his family arrived at their home, which was two miles from the campground.

    The Deacon of Dobbinsville John A. Morrison
  • Before night we were again on our campground of the December before.

  • Draw the belt tighter, my son, and hew me out this tree that is fallen across the road, for our campground is not here.

    The First Christmas Tree Henry Van Dyke
  • Resolved, that the Elephants proceed to the campground in the morning.

    The History and Records of the Elephant Club Knight Russ Ockside and Q. K. Philander Doesticks
  • Both chalet and campground guests avail themselves of the opportunity to meet for pleasure and instruction under the stars.

    Glacier National Park [Montana] United States Dept. of the Interior

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