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prison camp

Syllabification: pris·on camp

Definition of prison camp in English:

noun

A camp where prisoners of war or political prisoners are kept under guard.
Example sentences
  • When Italy capitulates to the Allies, the Italian jailers desert from the prison camp and the prisoners are left to fend for themselves.
  • Yet Ngende has been subjected to violent racial attacks, and has spent time in Dungavel, which he describes, unequivocally, as ‘a prison camp, not a detention centre’.
  • The confrontation took place at the Woomera Detention Centre, a prison camp for asylum seekers, situated in the heart of the Australian desert, hundreds of miles from the nearest city.

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