Encampment

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.
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2. The place where an army or a company is encamped; a camp; tents pitched or huts erected for temporary lodgings.
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A square of about seven hundred yards was sufficient for the encampment of twenty thousand Romans.
Gibbon.
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A green encampment yonder meets the eye.
Guardian.
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