What does camp david mean?

Definitions for camp davidˈdeɪ vɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Camp David(noun)

    a retreat to the northwest of Washington that is used by the president of the United States

Freebase

  1. Camp David

    Camp David is the country retreat of the president of the United States. It is located in wooded hills about 62 miles north of Washington, DC, in Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont, Maryland. It is officially known as Naval Support Facility Thurmont and is technically a military installation; staffing is primarily provided by the US Navy and the US Marine Corps. First known as Hi-Catoctin, Camp David was originally built as a camp for federal government agents and their families, by the WPA, starting in 1935, opening in 1938. In 1942, it was converted to a presidential retreat by Franklin D. Roosevelt and renamed "Shangri-La". Camp David received its present name from Dwight D. Eisenhower, in honor of his father and grandson, both named David. Additionally, his own middle initial "D" stands for David. Camp David is not open to the general public. Catoctin Mountain Park does not indicate the location of Camp David on its official park maps due to privacy and security concerns.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of camp david in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of camp david in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. State John Kerry:

    The whole reason for Camp David was to bring people together around in an organizational effort to push back against Iran, we have negotiated a nuclear deal for the simple reason that we believe if you are going to push back against Iran, it's better to push back against an Iran without a nuclear weapon than with one.

  2. John Kerry:

    It is not a one-way street, it is a two-way street, with mutual interests and mutual needs that need to be addressed, i am confident that with Camp David those views are going to take shape in a form that will greatly enhance our ability to meet the needs of our people, and the needs of all those people, who want a future that is free of terrorism....

  3. Rick Scott:

    Vice President Pence said in Fort Myers. The president monitored Irma over this past weekend from Camp David, the presidential retreat in Maryland. Nearly half of Florida was engulfed by Irma, which left flooded streets, damaged homes and displaced residents in its wake. Florida's southwestern coast is a haven for retirees seeking warm weather and beautiful sunsets across the Gulf of Mexico. Many communities are still cleaning up or without power or air conditioning. In Lee County, which includes Cape Coral and Fort Myers, the Florida Emergency Management Agency said 66 percent of the area's 290,000 electrical customers were still without power Wednesday. Widespread outages led to long lines outside of the relatively few stores, gas stations and restaurants that had reopened. The situation was even worse to the south in Collier County, home to Naples. Days after Irma passed, almost 80 percent of homes and businesses were still without electricity, and floodwaters still covered some communities entirely. As of Thursday morning, the number of homes and businesses without electricity in Florida was 2.69 million, according to the agency. That's 25.6 percent of all customers in the state. We are working hard to get power back on. Our utilities have restored over 4-million homes already.

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