winter quarters
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1641 a winter residence or station (as of a military unit or a circus)

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  • Winter Quarters — was an encampment formed by approximately 2,500 members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints as they waited during the winter of 1846 1847 for better conditions for their trek westward. It followed a preliminary tent settlement… …   Wikipedia

  • Winter quarters — Winter Win ter, n. [AS. winter; akin to OFries. & D. winter, OS. & OHG. wintar, G. winter, D. & Sw. vinter, Icel. vetr, Goth. wintrus; of uncertain origin; cf. Old Gallic vindo white (in comp.), OIr. find white. ????.] [1913 Webster] 1. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • winter quarters — /ˈwɪntə kwɔtəz/ (say wintuh kwawtuhz) noun 1. the quarters of an army during winter. 2. a winter residence …   Australian English dictionary

  • winter quarters — noun plural but singular or plural in construction : a winter residence or station (as of a military unit or a circus) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Winter Quarters Bay — is a small cove of McMurdo Sound, Antarctica, located 2,200 miles (3,500 km) due south of New Zealand at 77°50 S. The harbor is the southern most port [ [http://www.nsf.gov/about/budget/fy2000/00OPP.htm U.S. Polar Programs,] National Science… …   Wikipedia

  • Winter Quarters (North Omaha, Nebraska) — For other uses, see Winter Quarters (disambiguation). Winter Quarters …   Wikipedia

  • Winter Quarters Nebraska Temple — The Winter Quarters Nebraska Temple is the 104th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints.AboutWinter Quarters is considered hallowed ground for the members of the LDS Church. It was the site where early members of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Winter Quarters Bay — Baie des Quartiers d hiver 77°50′S 166°40′E / 77.833, 166.667 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Templo de Winter Quarters — Tipo Templo Ubicación …   Wikipedia Español

  • Winter — Win ter, n. [AS. winter; akin to OFries. & D. winter, OS. & OHG. wintar, G. winter, D. & Sw. vinter, Icel. vetr, Goth. wintrus; of uncertain origin; cf. Old Gallic vindo white (in comp.), OIr. find white. ????.] [1913 Webster] 1. The season of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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