camp camp  /ˈkæmp/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
  2. (n) a group of people living together in a camp
  3. (n) temporary lodgings in the country for travelers or vacationers
  4. (n) an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
  5. (n) a penal institution (often for forced labor)
  6. (n) something that is considered amusing not because of its originality but because of its unoriginality
  7. (n) shelter for persons displaced by war or political oppression or for religious beliefs
  8. (n) a site where care and activities are provided for children during the summer months
  9. (v) live in or as if in a tent
  10. (v) establish or set up a camp
  11. (v) give an artificially banal or sexual quality to
  12. (adj) providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities

Usage(s):

  1. French police on Tuesday cleared out a squalid, sprawling forest camp known as the.
  2. Popular summer camps are already booked, but you can still find a good spot for your kid.
  3. Looking for a healthy escape, more parents join nudist camps.

News

  1. Camp & Campus Is For Women of All Ages

    Camp & Campus, one of Great Neck’s oldest, established family run businesses, is in its 58th year of operation and looking to change the perception that its fashions are only for the younger woman. “We’ve grown up,” says Mark Wolf, echoing the store’s new emphasis on serving the contemporary fashion needs of women of all ages. “Most of our fashions go across the age spectrum. The “we’ve grown up ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Great Neck Record

  2. Camp Little Notch to host open house Saturday

    FORT ANN — Camp Little Notch, a camp in Fort Ann that was reopened last year with the help of a group called Friends of Camp Little Notch, will host an open house for the community Saturday.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Saratogian

  3. Camp Kern facility named in honor of longtime employee

    YMCA Camp Kern’s 103 years of adventures continued with the opening of its new recreational facility June 13. Named after a long-time employee, Synder Hall will offer plenty of memorable moments to the more than 65,000 people who visit the camp every year. For more than 41 years, Chuck Snyder worked to improve Camp Kern through his time and dedication. “He’s one of the hardest working people I ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Today's Pulse

Quotes

  1. "It is an honour for me to sign for one of the biggest clubs in football," said the 29-year-old. "I cannot wait to start working with the manager and I'm looking forward to joining up with my new team-mates on our Swiss training camp."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Milan Jovanović Source: ESPN

  2. "We are all pleased at the club and over here at the training camp," said Benitez, speaking from Singapore, where Liverpool are currently as part of a regional tour.
    on Jul 25, 2009 By: Rafael Benitez Source: AFP

  3. "I remember going down (to Carter's camp) in high school and going there in college and just feeling like I got great results from it," said Fitzgerald, a prep star at Holy Angels in Richfield, Minn., and then with Pittsburgh in college. "Not...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Larry Fitzgerald Source: Boston Herald

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