labor camp


noun

Also called slave labor camp. a penal colony where inmates are forced to work.
a camp for the shelter of migratory farm workers.

Nearby words

  1. lablab,
  2. labneh,
  3. labonza,
  4. labor,
  5. labor and socialist international,
  6. labor day,
  7. labor force,
  8. labor market,
  9. labor movement,
  10. labor of love

Origin of labor camp

First recorded in 1895–1900

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Examples from the Web for labor camp

  • Let's go; I want a look at what's going on down at the equipment-park and the labor-camp, first.

    Uller Uprising|Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
  • Otherwise the tenement and labor-camp experiences in America would soon spoil them.

    Aliens or Americans?|Howard B. Grose
  • "Try landing south of the Reservation, a little west of the ruins of the labor-camp," he advised.

    Uller Uprising|Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr