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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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He, therefore, left the lodge and walked silently forth to the place, in front of the encampment, whither the warriors were already beginning to collect.
But when the sun was seen climbing above the tops of that mountain, against whose bosom the Delawares had constructed their encampment, most were seated; and as his bright rays darted from behind the outline of trees that fringed the eminence, they fell upon as grave, as attentive, and as deeply interested a multitude, as was probably ever before lighted by his morning beams.
When these acts of affection and respect were performed, the chiefs drew back again to their several places, and silence reigned in the whole encampment.
The reader will readily anticipate that the savage had succeeded in gaining a dangerous proximity to one of those slothful sons of Ishmael, who were deputed to watch over the isolated encampment of the travellers.
Then he looked about him, with an air of something like watchfulness, suffering his dull glances to run over the misty objects of the encampment until they finally settled on the distant and dim field of the open prairie.
He looked back into the encampment, turned his head into the thicket, and glanced his glowing eyes abroad into the wild and silent prairies.
He now took the direction of the encampment, stealing along the margin of the brake, as a cover into which he might easily plunge at the smallest alarm.
Then raising himself on his feet, he stalked through the encampment, like the master of evil, seeking whom and what he should first devote to his fell purposes.
He profited by the delay to mature a plan which he intended should put the whole encampment, including both its effects and their proprietors, entirely at his mercy.
Members of the Cassidy family were named at a hearing at Birmingham Magistrates Court on Tuesday, and are now barred for three years from setting up unauthorised encampments within the borough.
com @FlintshireChron THE first purpose-built 'transit' Traveller site in Wales could be erected in Flintshire to deter unauthorised encampments in the county.
MORE than PS150,000 of Council Tax payers' cash has been spent in just four years on tackling traveller encampments across Nuneaton and Bedworth.
Birmingham MP Steve McCabe (Lab, Selly Oak) said Birmingham City Council had spent PS700,000 attempting to enforce the law and cleaning up sites in the past year, and there had been 395 unauthorised encampments across the seven West Midlands authorities.
Mr Jamieson said he had been inundated with complaints about illegal encampments, which have cost the taxpayer millions of pounds and caused "untold misery" for local communities.
Download General Aoun: Army won't let Syrian camps turn into 'cover' for terrorists NNA - Lebanese Army Chief, General Joseph Aoun, on Tuesday maintained that the military would not allow the Syrian refugees' encampments in Lebanon to turn into "cover" for terrorists.