internment

(redirected from Relocation center)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to Relocation center: Minidoka Relocation Center

internment

the act of undergoing training; confinement of enemy aliens, prisoners of war, and political prisoners: During World War II, many Japanese Americans were sent to internment camps.
Not to be confused with:
interment – the act or ritual of burial: The interment will be at noon at the Midtown Cemetery.
Abused, Confused, & Misused Words by Mary Embree Copyright © 2007, 2013 by Mary Embree

in·tern·ment

 (ĭn-tûrn′mənt)
n.
1. The act of interning or confining, especially in wartime.
2. The state of being interned; confinement.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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.
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

in•tern•ment

(ɪnˈtɜrn mənt)

n.
1. an act or instance of interning.
2. the state of being interned; confinement.
[1865–70]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations
إعْتِقال
internace
internering
internálás
kyrrsetning
internovanie
enterne etme/edilme

internment

[ɪnˈtɜːnmənt]
A. Ninternamiento m
B. CPD internment camp Ncampo m de internamiento
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

internment

[ɪnˈtɜːrnmənt] ninternement m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

internment

nInternierung f; internment campInternierungslager nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

internment

[ɪnˈtɜːnmənt] ninternamento
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in periodicals archive ?
Denver, CO, May 03, 2019 --(PR.com)-- National Corporate Housing, a leading corporate housing provider, has announced a major partnership with Relocation Center, a relocation support management company.
The articles address how oral history contributed to the understanding of this experience, the Manzanar Riot, racial and ethnic variables in interactive oral history interviewing, cultural politics and community control in the Gila River Relocation Center, resistance activity by inmates at the Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Nisei social scientists in the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study, US Army Sergeant Ben Kuroki's "home mission" tour and contested loyalty and patriotism in the Japanese American detention centers, and reporter Jimmie Omura's removal from and regeneration within Nikkei society and the Japanese American Citizen League.
Any person born in Japan or of Japanese ancestry living on the West Coast in 1942 was asked to report to their nearest relocation center. Communities that had existed for decades were broken up and their residents transferred to camps in Eastern California, Utah, Arkansas, Wyoming, Arizona, Colorado, and Arkansas.
Rohwer Heritage Site--Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, this national historic landmark occupies the site of a Japanese American relocation center built in the WWII era.
The Tule Lake Relocation Center in Northern California hosted a particularly unusual display of patriotism on Labor Day 1942--the residents were Japanese Americans whom the US government had recently forced out of their homes to live in guarded camps, fearing they might collude with the enemy.
I see that this relocation center is a prison." A once-in-a-lifetime work of history and art, Takuichi's diary was translated by his grandson Sandy Kita.
The latter requires all family members to process through an assembly point in areas I, II, or III or a relocation center in area IV.
Caption: Historical photo (1942) of a worker preparing guayule plants for planting at the Manzanar Relocation Center in California.
The family spent 3 1/2 years at the Minidoka War Relocation Center in south-central Idaho before their release after the war ended in 1945.
In August, he visited the Heart Mountain Relocation Center in remote Wyoming, where Japanese-Americans from the West Coast Exclusion Zone were interned during World War II
Plans for a relocation center to further assimilate international clients to life in the United States were also discussed at the presentation.