camp meeting
noun Date: 1803 a series of evangelistic meetings usually held outdoors and attended by persons who often camp nearby

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  • Camp meeting — Camp Camp (k[a^]mp), n. [F. camp, It. campo, fr. L. campus plant, field; akin to Gr. kh^pos garden. Cf. {Campaign}, {Champ}, n.] 1. The ground or spot on which tents, huts, etc., are erected for shelter, as for an army or for lumbermen, etc. Shak …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • camp meeting — ☆ camp meeting n. a religious gathering held outdoors or in a tent, etc., usually lasting several days …   English World dictionary

  • Camp meeting — The camp meeting as a Christian gathering originated in the United States of America. The English founders of Primitive Methodism took inspiration from this for a way of holding an extended prayer meeting. Camp meetings in AmericaThe camp meeting …   Wikipedia

  • Camp Meeting — Ein Camp Meeting ist eine religiöse Erweckungsveranstaltung in der Regel unter freiem Himmel in den USA. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Geschichte 2 Sonstiges 3 Siehe auch 4 Literatur …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Camp-Meeting — Ein Camp Meeting ist eine religiöse Erweckungsveranstaltung in der Regel unter freiem Himmel in den USA. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Geschichte 2 Sonstiges 3 Siehe auch 4 Literatur // …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • camp-meeting — camp meetˈing noun A religious gathering in the open air or in a temporary encampment • • • Main Entry: ↑camp …   Useful english dictionary

  • camp meeting — camp′ meet ing n. rel a religious gathering held in a tent or in the open air • Etymology: 1790–1800 …   From formal English to slang

  • camp meeting — a religious gathering held in a tent or in the open air. [1790 1800] * * * ▪ religion       type of outdoor revival meeting that was held on the American frontier during the 19th century by various Protestant denominations. Camp meetings filled… …   Universalium

  • camp meeting — noun religious (usually evangelistic) meeting held in a large tent or outdoors and lasting several days • Hypernyms: ↑meeting, ↑group meeting * * * noun, pl ⋯ ings [count] US : a religious meeting that is held outdoors and is often attended by… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Camp Meeting (album) — Infobox Album Name = Camp Meeting Type = Studio album Artist = Bruce Hornsby (The Bruce Hornsby Trio) Released = 2007 Recorded = Genre = Jazz Length = Label = SonyBMG/Legacy Producer = Reviews = * Music Box Rating|4|5 [http://www.musicbox… …   Wikipedia

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