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encampment

[en-kamp-muh nt] /ɛnˈkæmp mənt/
noun
1.
an act or instance of encamping; lodgment in a camp.
2.
the place or quarters occupied in camping; camp.
Origin of encampment
1590-1600
First recorded in 1590-1600; encamp + -ment
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encampment

/ɪnˈkæmpmənt/
noun
1.
the act of setting up a camp
2.
the place where a camp, esp a military camp, is set up
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Word Origin and History for encampment
n.

1590s, from encamp + -ment.

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