labor camp

noun
|Updated on: 13 Aug 2018

Definition of labor camp

1 : a penal colony where forced labor is performed
2 : a camp for migratory laborers

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First Known Use of labor camp

1900

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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  • : a place where prisoners are kept and forced to do hard physical labor


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