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English definition of “bivouac”


noun [C]     /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.Mountaineering and rock climbingCamping (also bivouac tent) a small, light tent that is just big enough for one or two people to lie inMountaineering and rock climbingCamping
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