[ US /ɪnˈkæmp/ ]
[ UK /ɛnkˈæmp/ ]
  1. live in or as if in a tent
    Can we go camping again this summer?
    The houseguests had to camp in the living room
    The circus tented near the town
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How To Use encamp In A Sentence

  • Place where the reeds grow (LXX. and Copt. read "farmstead"), the name of a place in Egypt where the children of Israel encamped (Ex. 14: 2, 9), how long is uncertain. Easton's Bible Dictionary
  • Garrisons suggest a more entrenched military encampment, using tents rather than blankets.
  • The Sabres were often used to attack rebel encampments and the usual tactic was to come in at very low altitude and catch the rebels by surprise, strafing the area with the six .50-caliber Brownings.
  • The soldiers are encamped on the edge of the forest.
  • Many people are living in encampments around the city with no electricity or running water.
  • In the kyack of venison lay her own and her lover's safety: it contained enough nutritious food to sustain them until the fall rains could swell the Yuga and enable them to escape down to the Indian encampment. The Sky Line of Spruce
  • Yet none within this battlefront encampment laughed; no jaunty music could be heard. Dreams of a Dark Warrior
  • Settlements were often small, represented archaeologically by stone scatters and traces of a tented encampment.
  • Some of the areas have been turned over to contractors who will construct an encampment for 5,000 soldiers.
  • blowin 'sna"; question the Scandinavian, whose calling compels him to encamp on the open "fjeld"; interrogate Swede or Norwegian, Finn or The Boy Slaves
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