Definition of peace camp in English:

peace camp


  • An informal encampment set up as a public protest against a military establishment or an aspect of military policy.

    • ‘Whether the UN follows such a route or not, the peace camp should surely begin advocating it.’
    • ‘Our first aim will be to reactivate the peace camp, and then to convince the centrists who supported us in the early '90s to support us again.’
    • ‘A peace camp was set up on land belonging to the park authority that governs the moor, but it was moved on a few months ago.’
    • ‘They are not exposed to the ideas of the peace camp.’
    • ‘Several peace marches have already taken place at the site and a peace camp has been set up nearby.’
    • ‘The capitulation of the peace camp flows inexorably from their adherence to Zionism: the fundamental conception of a state based upon religious exclusivity.’
    • ‘I missed any sense of that complexity in the peace camp.’
    • ‘The peace camp is not sponsored by one specific organization, so we are simply offering our personal thoughts.’
    • ‘With a growing peace camp outside, it was also described as a future Greenham Common.’
    • ‘If the left and the peace camp and trade unionists and students and immigrants and refugees and ethnic minorities are locked out, then where does it leave us?’
    • ‘The peace camp was offered new accommodation by the landlady of the Axe and Compass public house in Kempsford.’
    • ‘A peace camp was also set up in the Peace Gardens behind the town hall.’
    • ‘That honour goes to a man who, in less than a week, has revitalised the Israeli peace camp.’
    • ‘Anti-war activists were due to join a peace camp set up in London's Trafalgar Square in the days leading up to Saturday's demo.’
    • ‘The decision to base cruise missiles in Britain led to the establishment of the Greenham Common peace camp.’
    • ‘Perhaps we would have had an easier task had we become openly aligned with some political organization of the peace camp in Israel.’
    • ‘But what the peace camp desperately needs right now is to prevent another fait accompli like the one that went down in Washington today.’
    • ‘Most in the peace camp have confined their thinking so far to the long term, demanding the western powers tackle the underlying causes of terrorism.’
    • ‘Start with the evidence that the peace camp is refusing to wave the white flag, in Britain and beyond.’
    • ‘If all our energy is used to fight eviction or if the media make a circus out of the peace camp, then that's it.’
    demonstration, march, protest march, rally, sit-in, human chain, occupation, sleep-in, dirty protest, write-in, non-cooperation
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