Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Camp, the place where an army halts and pitches its tents. The Roman camps used to be square, with entrenchments all round and a gate at each side. Different parts of the camp were the Fossa, the Vallum, the Principia, and the Quintana (all of which see). A camp of instruction is a camp formed in time of peace to instruct and discipline soldiers. A flying camp is one occupied for a very short time.