Camp David
Camp David U.S. presidential retreat near Thurmont, Maryland, built 1939 as Hi-Catoctin, in ref. to the name of the mountains around it; called Shangri-La by F.D. Roosevelt, after the mythical hard-to-get-to land in the novel "Lost Horizon;" named Camp David by Eisenhower in 1953 for his grandson, born 1947. The Camp David Accords were signed there Sept. 17, 1978.

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  • Camp David —   [ kæmp deɪvɪd], Landsitz der amerikanischen Präsidenten im Bundesstaat Maryland, 80 km von Washington (D. C.) entfernt, dient oft als Aufenthalts und Verhandlungsort bei Staatsbesuchen. Vom 6. bis 17. 9. 1978 fanden hier auf Initiative und… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Camp David — Camp David, Acuerdos de * * * Lugar campestre de descanso de los presidentes de EE.UU., ubicado en la zona septentrional de Maryland. La pintoresca zona montañosa (81 ha o 200 acres) fue creada en 1942 por el pdte. Franklin Roosevelt bajo el… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Camp David — Camp Da|vid the country home of the US President, where the President goes to relax. People remember it especially for the Camp David Agreement, which established peace between Egypt and Israel and was signed at Camp David in 1979 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Camp David — (accords de) traité de paix conclu, sur les instances de J. Carter, entre l égypte (Sadate) et Israël (Begin), dans une résidence des présidents des È. U. (Maryland), en 1978 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Camp David — the country home of the U.S. president in northern Maryland …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Camp David — n. official retreat of the President of the U.S., in N Md., c. 70 mi (113 km) northwest of Washington, D.C …   English World dictionary

  • Camp David — Coordinates: 39°38′54″N 77°27′54″W / 39.64833°N 77.465°W / 39.64833; 77.465 …   Wikipedia

  • Camp David — Pour les articles homonymes, voir David. 39°38′54″N 77°27′54″O / …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Camp David — Haupthaus von Camp David (Aufnahme: 1971) Manschettenknöpfe von Richard Nixon …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Camp David — Este artículo o sección necesita referencias que aparezcan en una publicación acreditada, como revistas especializadas, monografías, prensa diaria o páginas de Internet fidedignas. Puedes añadirlas así o avisar …   Wikipedia Español

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