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cameo a stone carved so as to leave a slightly raised image of one color and a background of another, often worn as jewelry. [2 definitions]
camera a device for taking photographs. A camera is a closed box with a small hole that allows light to reach the film inside. The light makes images on the film.
Cameroon a country in West Africa. Yaounde is the capital of Cameroon.
camouflage a way of hiding something by covering or coloring it so that it looks like its surroundings. The military uses camouflage to hide people, buildings, or vehicles from the enemy. [2 definitions]
camp1 an outdoor area where tents or rough shelters are set up to live in or sleep in for a time. [5 definitions]
campaign a series of planned actions carried out in order to reach a particular goal. [2 definitions]
camp bed the British word for a small portable bed that folds up. "Camp bed" has the same meaning as "cot."
camper a person who stays at a camp or goes camping. [2 definitions]
campfire an outdoor fire used for cooking or warmth while camping.
campground an area for camping, such as a park.
camphor a white substance with a very strong smell that is taken from the camphor tree. A form of camphor can also be made by people. Camphor is used in making some kinds of medicine and plastic.
camping the activity of staying for a while in an outdoor place and sleeping in a tent, or sleeping in another type of shelter made for staying overnight in natural places.
campsite a place where one sets up a tent or camper for camping, usually within a campground. [2 definitions]
campus the grounds of a school, college, or university.
can1 to be able to; have the ability to. [4 definitions]
can2 a metal container for food or other products, made in the shape of a cylinder. [3 definitions]
Canada a country in northern North America. Ottawa is the capital of Canada.
Canada Day a Canadian holiday on July 1. It celebrates the day in 1867 when Canada was formed by four provinces joining together.
Canadian of or having to do with Canada or its people or culture. [2 definitions]
canal a channel of water made by humans for boat transportation or for bringing water to crops. [2 definitions]
canary a small yellow or greenish bird often kept as a pet. Canaries are native to the Canary Islands and are a kind of finch. [2 definitions]