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concentration camp

noun

Simple Definition of concentration camp

  • : a type of prison where large numbers of people who are not soldiers are kept during a war and are usually forced to live in very bad conditions

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of concentration camp

  1. :  a camp where persons (as prisoners of war, political prisoners, or refugees) are detained or confined

1901

First Known Use of concentration camp

1901


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