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Definition of "encamp" []

  • To set up camp or live in a camp. (verb-intransitive)
  • To provide quarters for in a camp: encamp migrant workers near the fields. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "encamp" in a sentence
  • "In a seamless division of labor, the mothers would traipse up and down the stairs and in and out of elevators with the children, while the dads would encamp in the living room sampling single-malt scotch."
  • "By this I do not mean that people should be encouraged to encamp in public spaces in all neighborhoods around our various cities."
  • "The state Supreme Court's decision, endorsing the right of Occupiers to return to Zuccotti Park, but not to encamp there, seems positively Solomonic."