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concentration camp

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A camp where persons are confined, usually without hearings and typically under harsh conditions, often as a result of their membership in a group the government has identified as suspect.
  • noun A place or situation characterized by extremely harsh conditions.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A camp where large numbers of persons—such as political prisoners, prisoners of war, refugees—are detained for the purpose of concentrating them in one place.
  • noun A camp or premises in which persons considered to be undesirable by those who control it are hidden away, mistreated, and even killed.
  • noun A situation wherein crowding and extremely harsh conditions take place.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a penal camp where political prisoners or prisoners of war are confined (usually under harsh conditions)
  • noun a situation characterized by crowding and extremely harsh conditions

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