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winter quarters

pl n
  1. housing or accommodation for the winter, esp for military personnel
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Historical Examples of winter quarters

  • Accordingly he made haste to do nothing, and soon after went into winter-quarters.

    Across America

    James F. Rusling

  • Then they explored the hole which he was preparing for his winter-quarters.

    Everyday Adventures

    Samuel Scoville

  • Why did Washington elect to put his army in winter-quarters?

    Revolutionary Reader

    Sophie Lee Foster

  • Early in October the cabins for winter-quarters were completed.

  • When November came our explorers were well settled in their winter-quarters.

    North-Pole Voyages

    Zachariah Atwell Mudge