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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 en·camp·ment /-mənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·camp·ment n.
 1. The act of pitching tents or forming huts, as by an army or traveling company, for temporary lodging or rest.
 2. The place where an army or a company is encamped; a camp; tents pitched or huts erected for temporary lodgings.
    A square of about seven hundred yards was sufficient for the encampment of twenty thousand Romans.   --Gibbon.
    A green encampment yonder meets the eye.   --Guardian.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent [syn: campsite,
            campground, camping site, camping ground, bivouac,
            camping area]
      2: temporary living quarters specially built by the army for
         soldiers; "wherever he went in the camp the men were
         grumbling" [syn: camp, cantonment, bivouac]
      3: the act of encamping and living in tents in a camp [syn: camping,
          bivouacking, tenting]