How to use Encampment in a sentence
As they entered the Indian encampment, hostile black eyes turned to follow them.
On the north-east side of the town there is a rath or encampment 70 ft.
They reached a small encampment at the bottom of a mountain and passed around it, one calling out a greeting as someone trotted out to meet them.
At such a time the encampment is deserted for three months.
Near the park a group of tumuli and a circular encampment are seen.Advertisement
All their faces were as serene as if all this were happening at home awaiting peaceful encampment, and not within sight of the enemy before an action in which at least half of them would be left on the field.
It is a large straggling encampment rather than a town, with few buildings of any architectural merit.
You will follow this path that leads around the hill back toward the encampment.
A large rath, or encampment, with remains of fortifications, stands to the south of the town.
A large body of light troops was landed and drove the Spartans from their encampment by a well in the middle of the island to its northern extremity.Advertisement
If you wish to report an encampment please contact either Devon County Council or South Hams District Council.
There was a new Gypsy encampment on the adjacent land.
He led her through the small encampment toward the mountain and up a smooth walkway to the flattened peak of one ridge.
Judas was at Emmaus; " the men of the citadel " guided a detachment of the Syrian troops to his encampment by night.
Near the village is the state military camp, where the national guard of the state meets in annual encampment.Advertisement
This act led to reprisals, and on the 17th of January 1837 a Boer commando surprised Mosilikatze's encampment at Mosega, inflicting heavy loss on the Matabele without themselves 1 Two small children were spared and brought up as Kaffirs.
In the vicinity of Bromley, Bickley is a similar residential township, Hayes Common is a favourite place of excursion, and at Holwood Hill near Keston are remains of a large encampment known as Caesar's Camp. Bromley was incorporated in 1903, and is governed by a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
On its recall the little settlement was taken possession of by Dutch emigrants from the Cape, who had defeated the Zulu king Dingaan, and who the year before at the upper end of the bay had formed an encampment, Kangela (look-out), the present Congella.
Numerous prehistoric relics have been discovered in the district, and a large circular encampment is seen at Winklebury Hill.
It fell under the repeated attacks of the barbarian hordes who crossed over after having ravaged Byzantium, and furnished an encampment to the Persians under Chosroes, c. 616-626.Advertisement
There are several cairns and the remains of a circular British encampment on the mountain between Aberdare and Merthyr.
Such a monastery consisted of countless tiny huts of wattles and clay (or, where stone was plentiful, of beehive cells) built by the pupils and enclosed by a fosse, or trench, like a permanent military encampment.
The world around her changed from forest to what resembled an army encampment with tents and mobile buildings hidden from sight by intricate nettings woven among the trees.
Then he returned toward the encampment with a somewhat dejected air.
A second group led by Major Marcus Reno was sent to attack the encampment via the Little Big Horn River.Advertisement
Turning aside into the woods, he set about making an encampment with as much vigor as he could summon up.
Large circular encampment About 60 feet or so in diamater, this circular encampment is simply a forest glade with a few canvas tents.
Go check the temporary encampment that emerges every night.
That word " camp " is used in the New Testament to speak of a military encampment.
Small children from the nearby Bedouin encampment observed quietly.
No fear of that as the track was lined with a new age traveler encampment.
The tents of an army encampment can be seen in the left middleground.
Following our arrival, a section of Woodham's yard soon resembled a Gipsy encampment with caravans, tents and vans arrayed!
Gipsy encampment with caravans, tents and vans arrayed!
The ground is covered with fragments of tiles and pottery of the classical period, and it is probably a hastily built encampment of historic times rather than a primitive fortification, as there are no prehistoric traces (Orsi in Notizie degli scavi, 1903, 442).
He then advanced into Caledonia and won a " famous victory " at Mons Graupius (sometimes, but incorrectly, spelt Grampius), probably near the confluence of the Tay and the Isla, where a Roman encampment of his date, Inchtuthill, has been partly examined (see Galgacus).
Mansr strode down one of the many paths lining the rocky hills, away from the encampment and into a part of the hills untouched by any but the moons' light.
On the same spot `Amr built a city named Fostat ("the encampment"), the ruins of which are known by the name of Old Cairo.
They were arranged in lines like the tents in an encampment, or the houses in a street.
Some vestiges of an encampment can be traced near the burn of Barden.
Typically, this bear has scavenged food from a human encampment or dwelling, and will keep coming back for more.
Each town has its own garrison, or armed encampment, in which the men live with their sons.
The encampment was a flurry of activity, and she wondered how much was normal and how much was related to the water.
It was not within the walls, the encampment on the cliff, or within the passionate people themselves.
For some years the history of the infant settlement was that of a large gaol; the attempts made to till the soil at Farm Cove near Sydney and near Parramatta were only partially successful, and upon several occasions the residents of the encampment suffered much privation.