Main definitions of break camp in English

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break camp1

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  • Take down a tent or the tents of an encampment ready to leave.

    • ‘I immediately broke camp and headed for the Cimarron River Valley, southwest of Gunnison, on a tip from a local farmer who said it was one of his favorite places in the world.’
    • ‘They broke camp, and then mounted their horses.’
    • ‘We were more than eager to be up early the next morning, and wordlessly broke camp, and trudged along after Matt, peering through the thick air for a rooftop, a sure sign of the next rest stop to come.’
    • ‘The couple broke camp at first light and continued their trek.’
    • ‘Finally, on the morning of July 18 the regiment broke camp and boarded the transport Pennsylvania to ship out for the Philippines.’
    • ‘They set up the camp, cook meals and break camp, leaving the traveler to enjoy the trek without the physical hardship of toting heavy packs.’
    • ‘After days of preparation, they were finally ready to break camp for good.’
    • ‘In the morning they broke camp and continued riding.’
    • ‘Afterwards we broke camp, and piled into the hummer again.’
    • ‘They were nearly silent for the rest of that afternoon, even after they broke camp and continued on their way for the remainder of the day.’

Main definitions of break camp in English

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break camp2

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