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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A short-term camp for soldiers with little shelter.

Usage examples (39)
  • They set up their bivouac near the blockade.
  • We marched the next day to the foot of the Guadarama Pass, where our soldiers, when dismissed in bivouac, had a fine hunt after a wild boar, which they killed.
  • On the Dakar, the bivouac is a snapshot of the world of motorsport fans.
  • Our bivouac was a clump of trammon trees (elders) at the corner of the orchard which adjoined the farm buildings. for more
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