# A row / rows of camps along the boundary walls

#### Tyrion Lann

##### Senior Member
Hello everyone.

Suppose I want to say that there is a row of camps along the each boundary wall means there are four rows, can I say it as :

"There are rows of camps along/ following the boundary walls", or "There is a row of camps following the boundary walls"

I think neither of them would explain what I really wanted to say, would they?
Thanks.

• #### Roxxxannne

##### Senior Member
Because you mention four rows, I understand you to mean that the boundary wall encloses a rectangle. Is that correct?
If it is, then you could say "A row of camps ran parallel to the entire boundary wall."

#### ewie

##### Senior Member
What do you mean by camps? How long are these walls?

#### Tyrion Lann

##### Senior Member
What do you mean by camps? How long are these walls?
It could be any kind of: such as medical camps, refugee camps, and so on.

And obviously, as the o.p might suggest, there are constructed in a big ground which is fringed with high brick walls.

#### Myridon

##### Senior Member
It could be any kind of: such as medical camps, refugee camps, and so on.

And obviously there are constructed in a big ground which is fringed with high brick walls.
I think you may mean "tents" instead of "camps". This whole thing is a refugee camp. The individual blue things are tents.

#### Tyrion Lann

##### Senior Member
Thanks, Myridon. But neither tents nor camps is my issue, I just couldn't understand how I would write it. Should it be rows along the boundary wall(s), or a row along the boundary wall?

And thanks, again for clearing the difference between tents and camp

#### Myridon

##### Senior Member
Since what you're describing makes no sense, it's hard tell you how to write it. What does the wall look like? How are the bananas (since you say it doesn't matter what they are) arranged? Can you draw a picture of it?

#### Tyrion Lann

##### Senior Member
Let me try again.

Suppose there is a big rectangular ground closed behind high walls. And along the each wall is a row of tents. Or, in other words, a row of tents follows each wall of the ground.

#### PaulQ

##### Banned
Should it be rows along the boundary wall(s), or a row along the boundary wall?
Rows are straight lines, so it depends. You have said that there are boundary walls therefore there must be at least two rows.

#### Tyrion Lann

##### Senior Member
There are four rows in total and each one runs parallel to a wall.

Should I say "boundary wall" or "boundary walls"?

#### PaulQ

##### Banned
"There was a row parallel to each of the four walls."

#### Tyrion Lann

##### Senior Member
Hmmm.
Thanks, Paul and Roxx.

#### Tyrion Lann

##### Senior Member
Do we call the walls as the east wall, the south wall, or the eastern wall ( last one is 100% wrong I know )?

#### ewie

##### Senior Member
There are four rows in total and each one runs parallel to a wall.

Should I say "boundary wall" or "boundary walls"?
There's a (single) row of tents surrounding the boundary wall.
or
There's a row of tents along each of the boundary walls.

North wall, east wall, south wall, west wall.

#### Tyrion Lann

##### Senior Member
Thanks, Ewie.

#### lingobingo

##### Senior Member
Suppose I want to say that there is a row of camps along the each boundary wall …
The answer was in the question (apart from the rogue “the”).

#### Tyrion Lann

##### Senior Member

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