break camp

break camp
verb
leave a camp (Freq. 2)
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The hikers decamped before dawn

Syn: ↑decamp
Derivationally related forms: ↑decampment (for: ↑decamp)
Hypernyms: ↑depart, ↑take leave, ↑quit
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s

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phrasal
: to pack up gear and leave a camp or campsite

the troops broke camp early in the morning

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break camp
To dismantle and pack one's tents, etc
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Main Entry:break
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break camp
To pack up tents, equipment, etc and leave a camp
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Main Entry:camp

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to remove your tent or other shelter and leave
Thesaurus: camping and caravanninghyponym people who travelhyponym
Main entry: camp

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I
see camp I
II
take down a tent or the tents of an encampment ready to leave

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break camp — see camp, 1
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Main Entry:break
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break camp
: to take down the tents and other parts of a camp in order to leave

The soldiers broke camp at dawn.

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Main Entry:camp

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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