Definition of internee in English:

internee

Syllabification: in·tern·ee
Pronunciation: /ˌintərˈnē
 
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noun

A person who is confined as a prisoner, especially for political or military reasons.
More example sentences
  • During the war, there were six efforts by internees or prisoners to exercise the writ of habeas corpus in the federal district court in Honolulu.
  • The Detaining Power will reimburse the Accepting Power for the costs involved in maintaining prisoners of war, civilian internees, and civilian detainees transferred pursuant to this arrangement.
  • The condition is unfair and discriminates against civilians, as it does not apply to military internees.

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