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American English: /ˈbɪvuˌæk/
British English: /ˈbɪvʊak/
, /ˈbɪvwak/

Translation of bivouac in Spanish:


  • Example sentences
    • Elsewhere, the only restraint is the presence of coalition forces at the airports or in temporary bivouacs, and these troops are poised to leave at any time.
    • And effectively, 30 minutes later, the Finnish line-up reached the bivouac, having covered nearly 1600 km.
    • Indian riflemen positioned in the bluffs north of camp fired blindly into the bivouac throughout the night, sending soldiers fleeing for cover in near-perfect darkness.

intransitive verb -ck-

  • Example sentences
    • Pakistan troops train by bivouacking at high altitudes and conducting routine administrative activities and route marches.
    • Scampering up soapy slopes for the It's a Knockout Challenge, bivouacking for the night and abseiling down Ilkley's famous Cow and Calf rocks are some of the tasks.
    • 16 At about 1: 30 a.m., on April 9, the Second Brigade passed over the Pocolatigo Bridge, and marched a short distance before bivouacking.
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