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also in·terne  (ĭn′tûrn′)
a. A student or a recent graduate undergoing supervised practical training.
b. A physician who has recently graduated from medical school and is learning medical practice in a hospital under supervision, prior to beginning a residency program.
2. One who is interned; an internee.
v. in·terned, in·tern·ing, in·terns
To train or serve as an intern. (also ĭn-tûrn′)
To confine, especially in wartime.

[French interne, from Latin internus, internal; see internal.]

in′tern·ship′ n.


References in classic literature ?
A few weeks ago, he would either have been fined twenty pounds or interned.
I replied that I felt that if we had all worked loyally together we should leave Caprona upon a common footing, and to that end I suggested that should the remote possibility of our escape in the submarine develop into reality, we should then immediately make for the nearest neutral port and give ourselves into the hands of the authorities, when we should all probably be interned for the duration of the war.
I ought to have been interned in those filthy old barracks in Avignon a long time ago.