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Camping in glamorous or luxurious conditions: "All rhetoric aside, while there's probably no Boy Scout badge for glamping, we'll take our solar powered rooftop abodes over an archaic tent any day" (Dallon Adams).
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a form of camping in which participants enjoy physical comforts associated with more luxurious types of holiday
[C21: blend of glamorous + camping]
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