prisoner of war camp


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prisoner of war camp

An installation established for the internment and administration of prisoners of war.
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Noun1.prisoner of war camp - a camp for prisoners of warprisoner of war 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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prisoner of war camp

ncampo di prigionia
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uk ONE of the last remaining Scots to be held in a German prisoner of war camp was laid to rest yesterday.
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