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See definition of bivouac on Dictionary.com
  • as inbarracks
  • as intrailer park
  • as incamp
  • as inencampment
  • as inremain
  • as inencamp

synonyms for bivouac

  • billet
  • camp
  • cantonment
  • dormitory
  • encampment
  • enclosure
  • garrison
  • headquarters
  • hut
  • prefab
  • quarters
  • tent
  • Quonset hut
See also synonyms for: bivouacked / bivouacking
  • encampment
  • tent
  • shed
  • chalet
  • shack
  • tilt
  • shanty
  • lean-to
  • hut
  • cottage
  • caravansary
  • lodge
  • wigwam
  • campfire
  • campground
  • tepee
  • camping ground
  • log cabin
  • summer home
  • tent city
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How to use bivouac in a sentence

In less than ten minutes, the bivouac was broken up, and our little army on the march.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
There was a deep silence throughout the whole bivouac; some were sleeping, and those who watched were in no humour for idle chat.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The conjoint movement of the leaders toward the Indian bivouac was a signal for their followers to mingle and exchange greetings.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Ten minutes later they mounted and left their bivouac under the guidance of Lanzi.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
Next morning Napoleon woke after his bivouac and looked to see his enemy gone, as at Pultusk and Eylau.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
Round their bivouac fires the history of the Army of the Potomac was freely discussed.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
An hour after noon I returned and sullenly threw myself on the ground beside her at our little bivouac.
THE WAY OF A MANEMERSON HOUGH
The soldiers made their bivouac in an olive grove on the borders of the bay.
HISTORICAL TALES, VOL. 6 (OF 15)CHARLES MORRIS
We had gone into bivouac late in the night on the open plain, and without any clear notion of where we were.
THE COLLECTED WORKS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
A staff officer had said that there were no Boers anywhere near now, and that we were to march on and bivouac.
IN THE RANKS OF THE C.I.V.ERSKINE CHILDERS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BIVOUAC

  • Quonset hut
  • billet
  • bivouac
  • camp
  • cantonment
  • dormitory
  • encampment
  • enclosure
  • garrison
  • headquarters
  • hut
  • prefab
  • quarters
  • tent
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.