laager definition

  • noun:
    • A defensive encampment encircled by armored vehicles or wagons.
    • A defensive encampment encircled by wagons, especially by South African Boers.
    • a short-term development of armoured vehicles for resupply.
    • A camp, specifically one enclosed by a circular formation of travelers' wagons for temporary security.
    • In Southern Africa, an encampment; an inclosure for temporary protection formed for the wagons of a traveling party.
    • a camp defended by a circular formation of wagons
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To camp in a defensive encirclement.
  • verb:
    • to make into, or camp in, a laager, or protected camp.
  • others:
    • to set up so on develop a defensive inclosure; arrange in order to form a laager: because, to laager wagons.
    • To halt and form a laager; encamp in a laager: since, we laagered five kilometers farther on.

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