- a prison camp for the confinement of enemy aliens, prisoners of war, political prisoners, etc.
Origin of internment camp
First recorded in 1915–20
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As for the supernumeraries, Bournef and the others, we shall have them stowed away in an internment-camp before a week is past.The Golden Triangle