Definition of encamp in English:

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encamp

Pronunciation: /inˈkamp/
Pronunciation: /enˈkamp/

verb

[no object]
Settle in or establish a camp, especially a military one: we encamped for the night by the side of a river
More example sentences
  • James's army, encamped near the Boyne river, was further reinforced by additional French contingents.
  • It may have been simply fortuitous that they had encamped near the Korisa military camp.
  • Standing on top of the battlements of the besieged city of Cardwell, Raven carefully took stock of the enemy armies encamped outside the stout Roman walls that had kept the besiegers at bay for almost a year.

Words that rhyme with encamp

amp, camp, champ, clamp, cramp, damp, gamp, lamp, ramp, samp, scamp, stamp, tamp, tramp, vamp

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Syllabification: en·camp

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