internment

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in·tern·ment

 (ĭn-tûrn′mənt)
n.
1. The act of interning or confining, especially in wartime.
2. The state of being interned; confinement.

internment

(ɪnˈtɜːnmənt)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy)
a. the act of interning or state of being interned, esp of enemy citizens in wartime or of terrorism suspects
b. (as modifier): an internment camp.

in•tern•ment

(ɪnˈtɜrn mənt)

n.
1. an act or instance of interning.
2. the state of being interned; confinement.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.internment - confinement during wartime
captivity, immurement, incarceration, imprisonment - the state of being imprisoned; "he was held in captivity until he died"; "the imprisonment of captured soldiers"; "his ignominious incarceration in the local jail"; "he practiced the immurement of his enemies in the castle dungeon"
2.internment - the act of confining someone in a prison (or as if in a prison)
confinement - the act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining them
lockdown - the act of confining prisoners to their cells (usually to regain control during a riot)
false imprisonment - (law) confinement without legal authority
custody - holding by the police; "the suspect is in custody"
3.internment - placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law
seizure - the taking possession of something by legal process
drug bust, drugs bust - seizure of illegal drugs by the police
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
Translations
إعْتِقال
internace
internering
internálás
kyrrsetning
internovanie
enterne etme/edilme

internment

[ɪnˈtɜːnmənt]
A. Ninternamiento m
B. CPD internment camp Ncampo m de internamiento

internment

[ɪnˈtɜːrnmənt] ninternement m

internment

nInternierung f; internment campInternierungslager nt

internment

[ɪnˈtɜːnmənt] ninternamento

intern1

(inˈtəːn) verb
during a war, to keep (someone who belongs to an enemy nation but who is living in one's own country) a prisoner.
inˈternment noun
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Born in Los Angeles in 1925, Takamoto discovered a talent for illustration during World War II, while his Japanese-American family was interned in California's Manzanar relocation camp.
Recognizing this, the South Vietnamese Government with its Allied American troops opted to remove the entire population to the Nghia Hanh relocation camp.
Her uncle and grandfather are sent to a relocation camp in North Dakota while the rest of the family are held in California until they can be sent to Arizona.
Terasaki, a UCLA alumnus, was born in Los Angeles, and spent three high school years during World War II in an interment camp with his family in the Gila River, AZ, relocation camp.
Hence there was a small chance that if Korematsu had complied, he would not have been involuntarily taken to and detained in a relocation camp.
Initially, I was proud to answer, "Tule Lake Japanese American Relocation Camp in California.