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English definition of “camp”

camp

noun [C/U] (TENTS/BUILDINGS)   /kæmp/
a place where people stay in tents or other temporary structures: [U] We set up camp for the night near a stream. A camp is also a place in the countryside organized for people, esp. children, to visit or live for a while to enjoy nature: [C/U] We sent our son away to (a) summer camp. A camp is also a place where people, esp. military people, are trained, where military prisoners are kept, or where people have to live temporarily.
(Definition of camp noun (TENTS/BUILDINGS) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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