Definition of Decampment

1. Noun. The act of running away secretly (as to avoid arrest).

Exact synonyms: Abscondment
Generic synonyms: Abandonment, Defection, Desertion
Derivative terms: Abscond, Decamp



2. Noun. Breaking camp.
Generic synonyms: Withdrawal
Derivative terms: Decamp

Definition of Decampment

1. n. Departure from a camp; a marching off.

Definition of Decampment

1. Noun. The act of decamping ¹

2. Noun. A prompt departure ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Decampment

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Decampment

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1. Works by Washington Irving (1895)
"... Crow Spies — A decampment — Return to Green River Valley — Meeting with Fitzpatrick's Party — Their Adventures among the Crows — Orthodox Crows. ..."

2. The Adventures of Captain Bonneville, U.S.A., in the Rocky Mountains and the by Washington Irving, Benjamin Louis Eulalie de Bonneville (1898)
"... Crow Spies — A decampment — Return to Green River Valley — Meeting with Fitzpatrick's Party — Their Adventures among the Crows — Orthodox Crows. ..."

3. Collection of the Official Accounts, in Detail, of All the Battles Fought by by Heman Allen Fay (1817)
"decampment OF THE ENEMY. From Maj. Gen. Jackson, to the Secretary of War. HQ 7th Mil. Dist. Camp, be low Orleans, Jan. 19, 1815. Last night, at 12 o'clock, ..."

4. The Adventures of Captain Bonneville by Washington Irving (1886)
"... OF COMRADES—A TRAPPER ENTRAPPED—CROW PLEASANTRY— CROW SPIES—A decampment—RETURN TO GREEN RIVER VALLEY—MEETING WITH FITZPATRICK'S PARTY—THEIR ADVENTURES ..."

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