prison camp

noun
|Updated on: 21 Jun 2018

Definition of prison camp

1 : a camp for the confinement of reasonably trustworthy prisoners usually employed on government projects
2 : a camp for prisoners of war or political prisoners

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First Known Use of prison camp

1864

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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PRISON CAMP Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of prison camp for English Language Learners

  • : a camp where a large group of prisoners are kept especially during a war


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prison camp

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legal Definition of prison camp

: a camp for the confinement of reasonably trustworthy prisoners usually employed on government projects

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