encampverb [ I or T ]uk /ɪnˈkæmp/ us /ɪnˈkæmp/ mainly UK US usually camp formal
Examples from literature
- At the next village we encamped, for night drew near.
- From that point our route was west and even to the southward of west, until we again encamped near the river, after a journey of fifteen miles.
- The next evening they encamped at the junction of the two streams, making their preparations to ascend the latter the following morning.
- There was one regiment encamped by the side of mine.
- They soon encamped by our side.