internment camp

internment camp
a camp for prisoners of war
Hypernyms: ↑camp
Hyponyms: ↑gulag

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a prison camp for the confinement of enemy aliens, prisoners of war, political prisoners, etc.

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internment camp,
a camp in which enemy aliens, prisoners of war, or others considered dangerous to pursuing a war effort are confined during wartime.

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