Meaning of “camping” in the English Dictionary

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"camping" in British English

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campingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈkæm.pɪŋ/ us /ˈkæm.pɪŋ/

A2 the activity of staying in a tent on holiday:

We used to go camping in Spain when I was a child.
camping equipment

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(Definition of “camping” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"camping" in American English

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campingnoun [ U ]


the act of staying and sleeping in an outside area for one or more days and nights, usually in a tent:

In 1993, camping was the fifth most popular American vacation activity.

(Definition of “camping” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)