En*camp"ment(?), n. 1. The act of pitching tents or forming huts, as by an army or traveling company, for temporary lodging or rest.
2. The place where an army or a company is encamped; a camp; tents pitched or huts erected for temporary lodgings.
A square of about seven hundred yards was sufficient for the encampment of twenty thousand Romans.Gibbon.
A green encampment yonder meets the eye.Guardian.
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