Definition of Camp David from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Camp David

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the special home, office and camp for the US President in the Catoctin Mountains in the state of Maryland. It was called Shangri-La when first used in 1942 by President Franklin D Roosevelt but in 1953 President Eisenhower named it after his grandson David. Meetings there in 1978 led to the Camp David Agreement for peace between Egypt and Israel. compare Chequers