Meaning of Camp-followers

English: Camp-followers
Bangla: সৈন্যশিবিরের অসামরিক ভৃত্য
Hindi: कैंप-फ़लवार
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा

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Definition: 1

a civilian not officially connected with a military unit, especially a prostitute, who follows or settles near an army camp.

Definition: 2

a person who sympathizes with or espouses the aims of a group without belonging to it.

Definition: 3

any civilian, esp a prostitute, who unofficially provides services to military personnel

Definition: 4

a nonmember who is sympathetic to a particular group, theory, etc

Definition: 5

A civilian who follows or settles near a military camp, especially a prostitute who does so. For example, The recruits were told not to associate with camp followers. [ Early 1800s ]