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internment

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the act of confining or the state of being confined
  • the internment of Americans of Japanese descent during World War II is one of the more shameful chapters in United States history

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“Internment.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/internment. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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