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Camp David

A presidential retreat on Catoctin Mountain in northern Maryland north-northwest of Washington, DC. It was established by Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1942 as Shangri-La. Dwight D. Eisenhower renamed it Camp David in honor of his grandson.

Camp David

(ˈdeɪvɪd)
n
(Placename) the US president's retreat in the Appalachian Mountains, Maryland: scene of the Camp David Agreement (Sept, 1978) between Anwar Sadat of Egypt and Menachem Begin of Israel, mediated by Jimmy Carter, which outlined a framework for establishing peace in the Middle East. This agreement was the basis of the peace treaty between Israel and Egypt signed in Washington (March, 1979)

Camp` Da′vid

(ˈdeɪ vɪd)
n.
U.S. presidential retreat in the Catoctin Mountains, Maryland.
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Noun1.Camp David - a retreat to the northwest of Washington that is used by the president of the United States
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