bivouac

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Synonyms for bivouac

temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers

a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent

live in or as if in a tent

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The party then turned back but halted its descent and bivouacked at about 7,000 meters after Kuribara became weak, he said.
9 Between May 7-10, 1990, a record 10 people joined together on the peak at the same time and, in May 1994, Mark Whitu and Michael Rheinberger bedded down and bivouacked just 20 metres below the peak.
Down the slope from the rusted footbridge A car passes under, I hear the yelp and howl Of stray dogs, the gravel shifting beneath my boots, The clank of keys buried in the layers Of my heavy clothes, and for a distance The clatter of a 19th century army, Blue or Grey, intermontane and bivouacked -- Low fires curling up from the camp.
They then turned back but halted their descent and bivouacked at about 7,000 meters after Kuribara became weak, it said.
Construction crews are already at work, and the 82nd Airborne is bivouacked here, sleeping in what used to be the company cafeteria and now is one of the few safe areas of the building.
He said: "Memories of that time are recorded in local place names such as Kingstanding, where King Charles' army was addressed shortly before the battle of Edgehill, and Camp Hill in Highgate, where Prince Rupert's army bivouacked shortly before the battle of Birmingham in April 1643.