Also called slave labor camp. a penal colony where inmates are forced to work.
a camp for the shelter of migratory farm workers.
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How to use labor camp in a sentence
Afterward, she was sent to a labor camp for two months, where she sewed gloves until she says her neck ached and her eyes turned bloodshot.How Beijing Is Redefining What It Means to Be Chinese, from Xinjiang to Inner Mongolia | CHARLIE CAMPBELL/SHANGHAI | July 12, 2021 | Time
Multinationals work hard to avoid getting pulled into geopolitics, but reports of labor camps out of Xinjiang–which produces about 20% of the world’s cotton–made it much harder for them to continue doing so.Facing Boycotts H&M and Nike Are Learning the New Price of Doing Business in China | Ian Bremmer | April 1, 2021 | Time
Nike thought its measured responses were an acceptable balance, not drawing too much of Beijing’s ire while also acknowledging the concerns of Western consumers about possible labor camps.Facing Boycotts H&M and Nike Are Learning the New Price of Doing Business in China | Ian Bremmer | April 1, 2021 | Time
In the summer of 2014, they both were sentenced to 4-1/2 years in a labor camp.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015 | Movements.Org | December 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Soviet regime was merciless to its opponents, and millions suffered and perished in its labor camp.
Not to curse the stage directions and threaten to send the stage manager to a labor camp.
In 1958 he was denounced as a rightist, and was sent to the Shayang labor camp.
Shayang labor camp is famous in China for the brutal torturing methods used there.
At that point, they send him to a forced labor camp just to set an example so that everyone can see what happens to smart-asses.Little Brother | Cory Doctorow
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
"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
The cook problem in a labor camp is 296 as difficult to handle as is the so-called "servant" problem of the city.Our Schools in War Time—and After | Arthur Davis Dean
And then there is the Goethals way of managing a labor camp.They Who Knock at Our Gates | Mary Antin