En*camp"ment (?), n.
The act of pitching tents or forming huts, as by an army or traveling company, for temporary lodging or rest.
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.
A green encampment yonder meets the eye.
© Webster 1913.