Definitions

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

  • noun One who is interned or confined, especially in wartime.

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  • noun one who is imprisoned or otherwise confined

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  • noun a person who is interned

Etymologies

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from intern + -ee

Examples

  • Here are our three featured speakers: Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal (left), former Transportation Secretary (and Heart Mountain internee) Norman Mineta (middle), and former Wyoming Senator Alan Simpson.

    Is That Legal?: June 2007 Archives

  • Here are our three featured speakers: Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal (left), former Transportation Secretary (and Heart Mountain internee) Norman Mineta (middle), and former Wyoming Senator Alan Simpson.

    Is That Legal?: Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation Unveils Two Important Plaques

  • Here are our three featured speakers: Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal (left), former Transportation Secretary (and Heart Mountain internee) Norman Mineta (middle), and former Wyoming Senator Alan Simpson.

    Is That Legal?: Japanese American internment Archives

  • The job posting did say "internee," but I thought it was a typo

    GMSV

  • The job posting did say "internee," but I thought it was a typo

    GMSV

  • Congress in 1988, authorizing President Ronald Reagan to apologize for the internment of 110,000 Japanese Americans during World War II and to compensate each living internee a sum of $20,000.

    Koizumi’s Apology. . .

  • A column about the wartime experiences of her mother, who was a child internee of the Japanese, was published in the Spring 09 edition of Foto8 Magazine.

    BURIAL OF THE BELLS • by Sarah Hilary

  • He was put up at the city's Adlon hotel, and was paid to make a series of broadcasts, mainly for American listeners, describing his life as an internee.

    I was not a Nazi collaborator, PG Wodehouse told MI5

  • If not, they often ended up doing odd jobs and living in internee camps.

    A Covert Affair

  • If not, they often ended up doing odd jobs and living in internee camps.

    A Covert Affair

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