campground

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

camp +‎ ground

Noun[edit]

campground (plural campgrounds)

  1. An area where tents are pitched.
    • 1994, Richard Katz, Skating Unrinked: An Insider's Guide to Skating Trails in the San Francisco Bay Area.
      At 4.7 miles, on the left, is the campground and park headquarters for Samuel P. Taylor State Park
  2. An area where a camp meeting (a retreat) (trail ride and party) is held.
    • 1869, The Monthly Religious Magazine
      Camp Hamilton is the Methodist campground, a few miles from Salem, where the Methodists were holding services.

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