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 Meanings and Examples of BIVOUAC
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bivouac
 n.  temporary encampment; a site where people on holiday can pitch tent
Classic Sentence:
1  They were blackened here and there with the scorches of the bivouac of Austrians encamped near Gros-Caillou.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE YEAR 1817
2  Two or three of these columns had disappeared in these bivouac fires, and had warmed the large hands of the Imperial troops.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE YEAR 1817
3  They established their bivouac beyond Rossomme.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX—THE BATTLE-FIELD AT NIGHT
4  He found a means to traverse the throng and to pass the bivouac of the troops, he shunned the patrols, he avoided the sentinels.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER I—FROM THE RUE PLUMET TO THE QUARTIER SAINT-DENIS
5  In regard to which I humbly submit my report, with the information that if the army remains in its present bivouac another fortnight there will not be a healthy man left in it by spring.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IX
6  The huge, endless bivouac that had previously resounded with the crackling of campfires and the voices of many men had grown quiet, the red campfires were growing paler and dying down.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XIV
7  The fires and shouting in the enemy's army were occasioned by the fact that while Napoleon's proclamation was being read to the troops the Emperor himself rode round his bivouacs.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XIII
8  Many have died these last days on the road or at the bivouacs.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER XVI
9  In them there were no fine descriptive pages of bivouacs and charges such as Darcy Meade wrote his parents or poor Dallas McLure had written his old-maid sisters, Misses Faith and Hope.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
10  There are at this day certain traces recognizable, such as old boles of burned trees, which mark the site of these poor bivouacs trembling in the depths of the thickets.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—HOUGOMONT
Example Sentence:
1  While in bivouac, we spent the night in our sleeping bags under the stars.