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transit camp Line breaks: tran|sit camp

Definition of transit camp in English:


A camp for the temporary accommodation of people, e.g. refugees or soldiers, who are travelling through a country or region.
Example sentences
  • Under its new name, Atlantic Park, it became a transit camp for refugees, mainly Russian, who were anxious to sail to America.
  • They proposed to the court that the area be used as a transit camp until alternative accommodation could be found.
  • Yes, but you must understand that Auschwitz was two things, a camp for extermination, and a transit camp from which people were sent to labour camps elsewhere.
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