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camp1 an outdoor place where tents or temporary shelters are set up. [9 definitions]
camp2 the style of something such as clothing, decoration, art, or the like that is considered amusing because of its consciously pretentious showiness or outlandishness. [2 definitions]
campaign a military operation organized to achieve specific objectives. [4 definitions]
campanile a bell tower, esp. a free-standing one near another building such as a church.
campanula any of various bellflower plants that bear bell-shaped, usu. blue flowers.
camp bed (chiefly British) a small portable bed, esp. one that folds up; cot.
camp chair a lightweight folding chair, usu. made of canvas, plastic webbing, or the like.
campcraft the knowledge, techniques, or practice of camping outdoors.
campeachy wood see "logwood."
camper a person who stays at a camp or participates in camping. [2 definitions]
campesino (Spanish) a farm worker or peasant.
campfire an outdoor fire used for cooking or warmth, as at a camp or camping site. [2 definitions]
camp fire member a member of the Camp Fire, an organization originally for girls and now also open to boys, founded to promote good values and character and develop practical skills.
camp follower a civilian, esp. a prostitute, who follows an army from place to place in order to sell goods or services to the soldiers. [2 definitions]
campground a natural area established as a place for camping, often with running water and toilets.
camphor a whitish, strong-smelling compound extracted from camphor trees or synthesized, and used in plastics, insect repellents, and medications.
camphorate to treat or impregnate with camphor.
camphor ball a small mass of solid chemicals, including naphthalene or camphor, used to repel moths; mothball.
camphor ice a medicinal ointment composed of wax, camphor, and oil used chiefly to treat minor skin problems.
camping the activity of staying for a while in a tent or other temporary outdoor shelter for the purpose of recreation or to save money on accommodation while traveling.
campion any of various wild plants that bear pink, red, or white flowers.