internment camp


a prison camp for the confinement of enemy aliens, prisoners of war, political prisoners, etc.

Origin of internment camp

First recorded in 1915–20 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for internment camp

  • 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|Maurice Leblanc