ENCAMPMENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ENCAMPMENT
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encampment
 n.  temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers; a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
Classic Sentence: (36 in 3 pages)
1  Just as she was preparing to start walking the long way across town to the Yankee encampment, a battered wagon appeared.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
2  Half a mile from town, in a hollow between hazelnut bushes and a brook, she discovered a gipsy encampment: a covered wagon, a tent, a bunch of pegged-out horses.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
3  By the frequency with which the few speakers pointed in the direction of the encampment of Webb, it was apparent they dreaded the approach of danger from that quarter.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
4  Just then a figure was seen to approach the edge of the rampart, where it stood, apparently contemplating in its turn the distant tents of the French encampment.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17
5  I scent the Hurons," he said, speaking to the Mohicans; "yonder is open sky, through the treetops, and we are getting too nigh their encampment.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21
6  On their arrival at the encampment of his people, Magua, in obedience to a policy seldom departed from, separated his prisoners.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22
7  It is unusual to find an encampment of the natives, like those of the more instructed whites, guarded by the presence of armed men.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23
8  Unable to command himself any longer, the youth broke from the place, and presently stood in the center of a disorderly throng, that included nearly everything having life, within the limits of the encampment.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23
9  The whole encampment, in a moment, became a scene of the most violent bustle and commotion.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23
10  After which Uncas and I pushed for the other encampment as was agreed.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 25
11  Women and children ran to and fro; and, in short, the whole encampment exhibited another scene of wild and savage confusion.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27
12  The news spread from mouth to mouth, until the whole encampment became powerfully agitated.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28
13  He, therefore, left the lodge and walked silently forth to the place, in front of the encampment, whither the warriors were already beginning to collect.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28
14  When these acts of affection and respect were performed, the chiefs drew back again to their several places, and silence reigned in the whole encampment.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28
15  During the momentous hour that succeeded, the encampment resembled a hive of troubled bees, who only awaited the appearance and example of their leader to take some distant and momentous flight.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31
Example Sentence:
1  The soldiers are encamped in the forest.
2  These days, those living in ‘The Jungle', as the squalid encampments on the edge of Calais are known, come from conflicts that rage beyond Europe's borders.
3  Many people are living in encampments around the city with no electricity or running water.