Definition of Bivouacking

1. Noun. The act of encamping and living in tents in a camp.

Exact synonyms: Camping, Encampment, Tenting
Generic synonyms: Habitation, Inhabitancy, Inhabitation
Derivative terms: Camp, Encamp, Tent



Definition of Bivouacking

1. Verb. (present participle of bivouac) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bivouacking

1. bivouac [v] - See also: bivouac

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bivouacking

bivial
bivies
bivinyl
bivinyls
bivious
bivis
bivittate
bivium
bivocal
bivoltine
bivouac
bivouac sack
bivouac sacks
bivouack
bivouacked
bivouacking (current term)
bivouacks
bivouacs
bivvied
bivvies
bivvy
bivvying
bivy
biwa
biwas
biweeklies
biweekly
biwreye
biwreyed
biwreyes

Literary usage of Bivouacking

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1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"General Hood's command of infantry also crossed the Chickamauga and formed in line of battle, my command bivouacking on the field in the rear of his line, ..."

2. Adventures in the Libyan Desert and the Oasis of Jupiter Ammon by Bayle St. John (1849)
"Rationale of bivouacking—The Hill of the Cannons—A Tree in the Desert—Approach of a Caravan—Alarm—Interview with Western Beda- wins—Danger of Spoliation—The ..."

3. The History of Maine by John Stevens Cabot Abbott, Edward Henry Elwell (1892)
"Battle of Cedar Mountain — bivouacking in the Rain — Testimony of Gen. Burnside — Scenes at Port Hudson — Arlington Heights — Campaigning in the South ..."

4. Reconnoitring Central Asia: Pioneering Adventures in the Region Lying by Charles Thomas Marvin (1886)
"... —bivouacking in the desert—Experiences during a storm the night before reaching Merv—Excitement provoked by his arrival—Suggestions to murder him—His ..."

5. Wild Life in the Interior of Central America by George Byam (1849)
"bivouacking.—HOW SOME PERSONS TRAVEL. FONDNESS FOR SPIRITS. STRIPPING FOR A STORM. KEEPING ONESELF DRY. A PAIR OF NATIVES. TT is scarcely possible for any ..."

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