Translation of "bivouac" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈbɪv.u.æk/ 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.
verb uk /ˈbɪv.u.æk/ us /ˈbɪv.u.æk/ present participle bivouacking, past tense and past participle bivouacked

to camp (= sleep) in a bivouac to camp (= sleep) in a small light tent just big enough for one or two people to lie in

vivaquear, acampar
The soldiers bivouacked in the mountains for two nights.

(Translation of “bivouac” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)