bivouac Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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bivouacnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈbɪv.u.æk/
a ​temporaryshelter 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 ​oldblanket. (also bivouac tent) a ​small, ​lighttent that is just ​big enough for one or two ​people to ​lie in

bivouacverb [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.
(Definition of bivouac from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bivouac”
in Chinese (Simplified) 临时宿营,露宿, 小帐篷,临时营帐…
in Chinese (Traditional) 露宿地,露宿, 小帳篷,臨時營帳…
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