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Synonyms for encampment

Synonyms for encampment

a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent

temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers

the act of encamping and living in tents in a camp

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Helen Jones, chief executive officer of the Leeds Gypsy and Traveller Exchange, said: "We applaud that Warwickshire County Council is seeking to address the needs of gypsy and traveller families on roadside, unauthorised encampments.
Abdurrahman, whose information comes from a network of activists throughout Syria, said he was not aware of any fatalities among the 40 Filipino peacekeepers in the Rwihana encampment as sporadic fighting continued throughout the day.
The rebels then demanded that the 75 Filipinos manning two separate UN encampments 4 km apart surrender their weapons, but they refused.
On 14 August, 2013, Egyptian security forces dispersed the Rabaa sit-in, the largest pro-Morsi sit-in and a smaller encampment known as Al-Nahda sit-in.
He has spent countless summers in the encampment near Barr Elias, just 10 kilometers from the Syrian border.
But unconfirmed reports suggested that the encampment was quitting only to go as far as a purpose-built settlement in Shirenewton, Cardiff.
They began digging last summer near the lakeshore at what was believed to be the site of an American encampment in the winter of 1812-13.
While the violence that broke out in the local Occupy Eugene encampment last December was unfortunate, it did bring new attention to the needs of people who have to call the streets their home.
According to reports, the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) yesterday distributed pamphlets among the peace activists at the impromptu encampment set up in the buffer zone in the heart of Nicosia, asking them to leave the area immediately.
According to the Independent, the Home Office is so concerned about the impact of the stalemate over the Occupy London (OLSX) encampment outside St Paul's Cathedral that officials have been ordered to produce plans for avoiding a similar conflict during the Games.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Throngs of anti-Wall Street protesters rallied in downtown Oakland, a West Coast Occupy hot spot, on Saturday and vowed to set up a new encampment to replace the one forcibly dismantled by police earlier in the week.
Summary: OAKLAND, California: Police are investigating a fatal shooting just outside the Occupy Oakland encampment in Northern California and the apparent suicide of a military veteran at an Occupy encampment in Vermont's largest city.
PROTEST leaders in Thailand said they will surrender today after troops stormed into their Bangkok encampment.
CDATA[ Bedouin encroachment on state-owned lands may have met a partial solution; Jewish residents brought about an evacuation of one new encampment.
Residents are complaining and I want urgent action on this encampment.