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.

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Origin of labor camp

First recorded in 1895–1900
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Example sentences 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