Definition of base camp in English:

base camp

Syllabification: base camp

noun

  • A camp from which mountaineering expeditions set out.
    More example sentences
    • The first aircraft carried the personnel and equipment needed to establish the base camp.
    • Improved protective designs for field fortifications and base camps have been developed for field forces.
    • The team will then set up several base camps before beginning the ascents up the mountains in the wildest and least accessible part of Scandinavia.

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