an act or instance of encamping; lodgment in a camp.
the place or quarters occupied in camping; camp.

1590–1600; encamp + -ment

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encampment (ɪnˈkæmpmənt)
1.  the act of setting up a camp
2.  the place where a camp, esp a military camp, is set up

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Example sentences
He did so, but reported that it would have to be made in rear of the line of
  encampment as it then ran.
They made a sort of encampment by the wayside, and the pony became happy in the
They are always required to leave all their arms a mile or two away before they
  come into the encampment.
One second, you'd be creeping up on an enemy encampment, the next you'd be
  pulverized by a kamikaze pilot.
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