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bivouac

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈbɪv.u.æk/
a temporary shelter or camp for sleeping in outside, that is not a tent: The children made a bivouac at the bottom of the garden with some poles and an old blanket. (also bivouac tent) a small, light tent that is just big enough for one or two people to lie in

bivouac

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk   us   /ˈbɪv.u.æk/ (present participle bivouacking, past tense and past participle bivouacked)
to camp (= sleep) in a bivouac: The soldiers bivouacked in the mountains for two nights.
Translations of “bivouac”
in Chinese (Traditional) 露宿地,露宿, 小帳篷,臨時營帳…
in Chinese (Simplified) 临时宿营,露宿, 小帐篷,临时营帐…
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