from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A camp for detaining and confining prisoners of war.
  • n. A camp detaining and confining political dissidents and other prisoners.
  • n. A minimum security facility for the internment of prisoners. Also called work camp.

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  • n. a camp for trustworthy prisoners employed in government projects
  • n. a camp for prisoners of war


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