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MILITARY CAMP

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A site where a body of troops is temporarily or permanently lodged, with or without entrenchments and fortifications.

Related Terms

Term Note
BARRACKS A building, or group of buildings, used to house troops or military personnel.
NISSEN HUT A prefabricated structure of a steel frame clad in corrugated iron. Semi-circular in section they were used as accommodation for the armed forces and, during WWII, as emergency housing for bombed out civilians. Also used for storage.
PARADE GROUND A place where military personnel parade, practice marching, assemble or muster for a march or any other special purpose.
TEMPORARY SETTLEMENT A site or camp providing temporary accommodation.

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