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camp meeting

n.
An evangelistic gathering held in a tent or outdoors and often lasting several days.

camp meeting

n
(Christian Churches, other) chiefly US a religious meeting held in a large tent or outdoors, often lasting several days

camp′ meet`ing


n.
a religious gathering held in a tent or in the open air.
[1790–1800]
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Noun1.camp meeting - religious (usually evangelistic) meeting held in a large tent or outdoors and lasting several dayscamp meeting - religious (usually evangelistic) meeting held in a large tent or outdoors and lasting several days
group meeting, meeting - a formally arranged gathering; "next year the meeting will be in Chicago"; "the meeting elected a chairperson"
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But when we drew near, we saw that the goggles were nothing but a camp meeting of flies assembled around each of the child's eyes, and at the same time there was a detachment prospecting its nose.
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But Bartomeu and Barcelona still refuse to discuss their interest in signing Liverpool's top scorer despite a delegation from the Nou Camp meeting Reds chief executive Ian Ayre in London yesterday to talk about a potential deal.
The ministry contributed EGP 25,000; however, the camp requires EGP 70,000 to provide the residence, equipment, and field visits that are essential for the camp meeting its objectives.
In New Jersey, the Oak Grove Camp Meeting Association was sued when they declined to avail their property for the purpose of a same sex 'wedding,' " the pro-family group recalled.
They have not been properly maintained thus far and so in Macedonia there is, in fact, no legal autocamp or a camp meeting standards," Gruevski said.
The advent of these early American religious camps--primarily Christian and denominationally affiliated--was heavily influenced by two definitive religious movements: the camp meeting and the religious conference.
Saddlebag preachers thundered forth and Canada's first Camp Meeting was held here in 1805.