: the act of interning someone or the state of being interned
- His parents had never told him about the exclusion laws, or the internment of Japanese-Americans, and the subject had not come up in his textbooks.
- —Timothy Egan
- Even in the midst of betrayal and the resulting alienation experienced in the internment, there exists the unnegotiable state of human bonds and possibility for reconciliation.
- —Fumitaka Matsuoka
- … an American who spent World War II with his parents in an internment camp.
- —Philip Siekman