base camp Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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base campnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
a ​place where ​food and ​generalsupplies are ​kept, ​especially for ​peopleclimbing a ​mountain
(Definition of base camp from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “base camp”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指登山队的)大本营…
in Turkish ana kamp üssü…
in Russian базовый лагерь…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指登山隊的)大本營…
in Polish baza, obóz bazowy lub główny…
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