1 something or someone which is kept for later use or for use when needed. 2 a piece of land used for a special purpose, e.g. for the protection of animals.
- Pharos English Dictionary for South African Schools
You can drive nature out with a pitchfork, but she keeps on coming back - Nature cannot be suppressed/quelled.
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As with many other terms, many uses for the word camp are specific to South African English (SAE) and not General English: (a) An area fenced off for game and endangered species for protective or conservation purposes, also known as a boma (from various African languages, meaning a stockade or enclosure). Related to this is the SAE term rest camp, usually referring to protected budget accommodation in a game reserve. (b) A holiday resort, or other ‘under canvas’ venue or location for family holidays and Scouting gatherings. (c) A period of military service, especially in the time of the obligatory draft.
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