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Proper-noun meanings: Campsites are often situated in or near forests. ... Foraging just means looking for food (or, metaphorically, anything else). ... 19th century Cottages in the small hamlet of Crafton, Buckinghamshire In modern usage, a cottage is a dwelling, typically in a non-urban location (although there are cottage-style dwellings in cities). ... The term summer colony is often used, particularly in the United States and Canada, to describe well-known resorts and upper-class enclaves, typically located near the ocean or mountains of New England or the Great Lakes. ... Summer camp, principally a New world phenomenon, is a common destination for children and teenagers during the summer months. ... A military camp or bivouac is a minor, semi-permanent facility for the lodging of an army. ... A labor camp is a simplified detention facility where inmates are engaged in penal labour. ... It has been suggested that Internment be merged into this article or section. ... Prisoner of War camps Contents // Categories: Substubs | Prisons and detention centres ... A death camp is either a concentration camp, the important (though not necessarily single) function of which is to facilitate mass murder of the people deported into such a camp (such as the Nazis Auschwitz and Majdanek, which acquired their murderous functions only some time after they had been... Camps are often set up for workers involved in logging, fishing, mining or other activities of natural resources extraction, if these activities take place far from civilization. ...

Camp is also a place in Republic of Ireland (can be found between Dingle bay and Tralee) The Honourable Dalton Kingsley Camp, PC, OC, M.Sc, LL.D (September 11, 1920 – March 18, 2002) was a Canadian journalist, politician, political strategist and commentator and supporter of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada. ... Jeremy Camp Jeremy Camp is a Christian vocalist and guitarist. ... Camp is a 2003 independent film by Todd Graff about an upstate New York performing arts summer camp. ... Câmp (Hungarian: Vaskohmezõ) is a village situated in Bihor county, Romania. ...


Miscellaneous:

  • Camp (style), an ironic appreciation of that which might otherwise be considered outlandish or corny
  • On the Falkland Islands, slang for "everywhere except Stanley", from Spanish campo = "countryside".

See also: The term camp—normally used as an adjective or a noun, even though earliest recorded uses employed it mainly as a verb— originally referred to the deliberate and sophisticated use of kitsch, mawkish or corny themes and styles in art, clothing or conversation. ... Official website: http://www. ...


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Campe was a female monster sent by Cronus to guard the Cyclopes and the Hecatonchires in the underworld.
Zeus killed it because he believed that he would be able to defeat Cronus with the help of the Cyclopes.
Article "Campe" created on 03 March 1997; last modified on 04 February 1999 (Revision 2).
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