internment camp

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Noun1.internment camp - a camp for prisoners of warinternment camp - a camp for prisoners of war    
camp - a penal institution (often for forced labor); "China has many camps for political prisoners"
gulag - a Russian prison camp for political prisoners
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Ina, the internment camp survivor, added that she was perturbed by what she called "euphemistic language" that the agency uses when talking about the detention centers.
Critique: An impressive work of seminal scholarly research utilizing original source materials, "The Little Third Reich on Lake Superior: A History of Canadian Internment Camp R" is a substantial and unique contribution that is very highly recommended for academic library 20th Century Canadian History reference collections in general, and World War II supplemental studies reading lists in particular.
on But it is the internment camp which will shock many today, with most internees exiles and refugees from Nazi Germany and largely deemed "low to medium risk".
A deputy attorney general (DAG) on behalf of interior ministry told the judge that so far 41 Pakistanis had been repatriated from Bagram Theatre Internment Camp, Afghanistan and two were still detained.
Takei, who with his family spent World War II in Japanese-American internment camps, described his childhood to audiences in Okinawa, Osaka, Tokyo and Sendai.
Tamzin, 43, said: "Italians were put into internment camps because they were seen as the enemy.
A WARTIME evacuee who fled her Channel Islands home to avoid a German internment camp has died peacefully on Teesside, aged 101.
From 1945 to 1912, the Manzanar War Relocation Center, an internment camp in Inyo County for Japanese American citizens and resident aliens during World War II, lay deserted and disremembered--a forgotten and hidden part of the state's history.
Her experience in an internment camp and her strength will aid in her survival in this moving saga
None of us knew at that time of the horrors the survivors from the Nazi concentration camps had experienced and witnessed, but here we were putting them in another internment camp at the point of the gun and bayonet, with searchlights and barbed wire.