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. Gibbon.

A green encampment yonder meets the eye. Guardian.


© Webster 1913.