Military camp

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a Military camp

A military camp or bivouac is a semi-permanent facility for where an army stays when it is not at its military base. Camps are erected when a military force travels away from a major installation or fort during training. It is also used for operations, and often form large campsites.[1]

In the Roman era the military camp served an entire legion. Archaeological investigations have revealed many details of these Roman camps in places such as England and Scotland.[2]

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  1. Wikisource-logo.svg  "Bivouac". New International Encyclopedia. (1905). 
  2. "Roman Sites in Britain". Historic UK. http://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryMagazine/DestinationsUK/RomanSites/. Retrieved 3 July 2016.