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We remained at our encampment of this day until the morning of the 7th, when we descended ten miles lower down and encamped on a spot of ground where several thousand Indians had wintered during the past season.
William Henry Ashley

Meaning of "encampment" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ENCAMPMENT

encampment  [ɪnˈkæmpmənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ENCAMPMENT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Encampment is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ENCAMPMENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Camp

Camp may refer to: Outdoor accommodation and recreation ▪ Campsite or campground, a recreational outdoor sleeping and eating site ▪ Summer camp, typically organized for groups of children or youth ▪ A term used in New England, Northern Ontario and New Brunswick to describe a cottage ▪ Tent city, a housing facility often occupied by homeless people or protesters Gatherings of people ▪ Camp meeting, a Christian gathering which originated in 19th-century America ▪ Temporary settlement of a band of hunter-gatherer peoples ▪ A term commonly used in the titles of technology-related unconferences ▪ Foo Camp ▪ BarCamp ▪ Displaced persons camp ▪ Refugee camp, a temporary encampment for displaced people Areas of imprisonment or confinement ▪ Internment camp, also called a concentration camp, resettlement camp, relocation camp, or detention camp ▪ Extermination camp ▪ Labor camp ▪ Prisoner-of-war camp Places ▪ Camp, a term used in the Falkland Islands to refer to any part of the islands outside of the islands' only significant town, Stanley ▪ Camp, electoral constituency in the Legislative Assembly of the Falkland Islands.

Definition of encampment in the English dictionary

The definition of encampment in the dictionary is the act of setting up a camp. Other definition of encampment is the place where a camp, esp a military camp, is set up.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ENCAMPMENT


advertisement
ədˈvɜːtɪsmənt
agreement
əˈɡriːmənt
apartment
əˈpɑːtmənt
assessment
əˈsɛsmənt
decampment
dɪˈkæmpmənt
department
dɪˈpɑːtmənt
development
dɪˈvɛləpmənt
document
ˈdɒkjʊmənt
element
ˈɛlɪmənt
employment
ɪmˈplɔɪmənt
engagement
ɪnˈɡeɪdʒmənt
entertainment
ˌɛntəˈteɪnmənt
entrapment
ɪnˈtræpmənt
envelopment
ɪnˈveləpmənt
environment
ɪnˈvaɪrənmənt
equipment
ɪˈkwɪpmənt
government
ˈɡʌvənmənt
improvement
ɪmˈpruːvmənt
redevelopment
ˌriːdɪˈvɛləpmənt
shipment
ˈʃɪpmənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ENCAMPMENT

encaenia
encage
encalm
encamp
encamped
encanthis
encapsulate
encapsulation
encapsule
encarnalise
encarnalize
encarpus
encase
encasement
encash
encashable
encashment
encaustic
encaustic tile
encaustically

WORDS THAT END LIKE ENCAMPMENT

application development
arrested development
audio equipment
career development
character development
child development
comment
exercise equipment
housing development
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
laboratory equipment
new product development
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
property development
regional development
research and development
rural development
self-development
sports equipment
sustainable development
urban development

Synonyms and antonyms of encampment in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ENCAMPMENT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «encampment» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of encampment

Translation of «encampment» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ENCAMPMENT

Find out the translation of encampment to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of encampment from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «encampment» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

营地
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

campamento
570 millions of speakers

English

encampment
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पड़ाव
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

معسكر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

лагерь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

acampamento
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শিবির
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

campement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Perkampungan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Feldlager
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

野営地
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

야영지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kampungan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự cắm trại
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முகாமிற்கு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तळ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kamp
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

accampamento
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

obozowisko
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

табір
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

tabără
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καταυλισμό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kamp
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

encampmenten
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

encampment
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of encampment

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ENCAMPMENT»

The term «encampment» is regularly used and occupies the 64.537 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ENCAMPMENT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about encampment

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4 QUOTES WITH «ENCAMPMENT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word encampment.
1
William Henry Ashley
After an unremitting and severe labour of two days, we returned to our old encampment with the loss of some of my horses, and my men excessively fatigued.
2
William Henry Ashley
As my men could profitably employ themselves on these streams, I moved slowly along, averaging not more than five or six miles per day and sometimes remained two days at the same encampment.
3
William Henry Ashley
We remained at our encampment of this day until the morning of the 7th, when we descended ten miles lower down and encamped on a spot of ground where several thousand Indians had wintered during the past season.
4
Cherie Lunghi
I really enjoyed staying at an encampment at the top of a hill in the Samburu Reserve in Kenya. You reach it on a small plane; there is no electricity, no city noises and you sleep and shower under the Milky Way, with moths fluttering around a kerosene lamp, knowing that there are elephants and lions roaming free in the valley.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ENCAMPMENT»

Discover the use of encampment in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to encampment and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Following the drum: women at the Valley Forge encampment
The untold story of the women who helped the Revolutionary War soldiers survive their darkest winter
Nancy K. Loane, 2009
2
Grand Encampment
During the 1897 copper mining boom, Camp le Grande became Grand Encampment when a townsite company gave birth to the Grand Encampment Copper District. Mining brought a flood of people to the area and spawned the town of Grand Encampment.
Candy Vyvey Moulton, Terry Alan Del Bene, 2012
3
Putnam's Revolutionary War Winter Encampment: The History ...
The book also ties int he history of Putnam Memorial State Park, which is the present-day location for this winter encampment and Connecticut's first state park.
Daniel Cruson, 2011
4
Gettysburg: The Long Encampment
The battle, the men, and the memories.
Jack McLaughlin, 1963
5
Oldeholtwolde: A Hamburgian Family Encampment around a Hearth
This book focuses on the examination of the ca. 10.000 flint artefacts discovered at this ancient site, which have been subjected to modern approaches such as refitting and spatial analysis.
L. Johansen, D. Stapert, 2005
6
Constitution, By-laws and Rules of Order, of Dennis ...
bonds with sufficient sureties for the faithful performance of their duties to the C. P., to be approved by the Encampment. It shall be the further duty of said Trustees to make all contracts directed by the Encampment, and to take charge of all ...
Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Dennis Encampment, no. 14 (White Pigeon, Mich.), 1868
7
Fire Cake and Water: The Connecticut Infantry at the Valley ...
The names of over 30,000 men of all ranks appear on the surviving monthly muster and payroll records. This compilation is the initial effort to recognize some of these heroes of the Revolutionary War."
Joseph Lee Boyle, 1999
8
The Copper Deposits of the Encampment District, Wyoming
The portion of the Encampment district which has been mapped lies between latitutes 41° and 41° 15' north and longitudes 106° 45' and 107° 15' west. It is an oblong area extending east and west across the central portion of the Sierra Madre ...
Arthur Coe Spencer, 1904
9
Writings from the Valley Forge Encampment of the Continental ...
Hundreds of letters and documents written at Valley Forge have been published in collections that represent the best-remembered men of the Revolution.
‎2009
10
Encampment: A Novel of Race and Reconciliation
The hopefulness of this novel evokes forgiveness, redemption, reconciliation, and a re-thinking of history that informs the present. ” In Eeman's haunting characters and dialogues, and in his textured storytelling, Americans can see the ...
Carl Eeman, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ENCAMPMENT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term encampment is used in the context of the following news items.
1
2 bodies found at homeless encampment in South Jersey
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – Two bodies have been found in a homeless encampment in South Jersey. But authorities say it's not yet known what ... «Vineland Daily Journal, Jul 15»
2
Mayor Ed Murray announces potential homeless encampment
After months of reviewing potential sites, Mayor Ed Murray has released a list of preferred locations for new homeless encampments, some of ... «Real Change News, Jul 15»
3
Kakaako homeless camp: Unsafe, unsanitary
Homeless and in plain sight, the growing encampment is giving the state a ... is neither equipped or appropriate to serve as an unauthorized encampment for ... «KITV Honolulu, Jul 15»
4
Anti-homeless encampment ordinances become laws as Garcetti …
A pair of ordinances that critics say would make it easier for the city to issue criminal citations, dismantle homeless encampments and ... «MyNewsLA.com, Jul 15»
5
Denby Fawcett: HCDA Ready to Weigh in on Kakaako Homeless …
Whalen says HCDA had considered Kakaako's growing homeless encampment the purview of the state's social service agencies and the city. «Honolulu Civil Beat, Jul 15»
6
Proposed Ballard encampment site contaminated with heavy metals …
Establishing this encampment even temporarily will only expand the problem we already face.” Mike Stewart, Executive Director of the Ballard ... «Ballard News Tribune, Jul 15»
7
Will the Hammer Fall on Homeless Encampment in Kakaako?
After an attack on a legislator, some homeless people expect their tent city to be dismantled. But, so far, officials are showing restraint and ... «Honolulu Civil Beat, Jul 15»
8
Traveller encampment pitches up next to Northampton Town's …
A traveller encampment has pitched up within yards of Sixfields stadium in Northampton this afternoon. A photograph posted on Twitter shows ... «Northampton Chronicle & Echo, Jul 15»
9
Protesters want Garcetti to veto homeless encampment rules
Civil rights protesters were unable to persuade Mayor Eric Garcetti today to veto revisions to the city's municipal code that they claim will make it ... «MyNewsLA.com, Jul 15»
10
Middlebrook Encampment Celebrates Fourth of July with …
BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater and Bound Brook celebrated Independence Day with a reading of the Declaration of Independence at the ... «TAPinto.net, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Encampment [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/encampment>. Jul 2020 ».
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