Definition of political prisoner in English:

political prisoner

Syllabification: po·lit·i·cal pris·on·er

noun

  • A person imprisoned for their political beliefs or actions.
    More example sentences
    • Amnesty International estimates that 1,500 political prisoners remain in Burmese jails.
    • Eleven political prisoners at Kalutara prison wrote to the SEP seeking its intervention on their behalf.
    • A Croation prison camp may be reopened as a fantasy prison camp for wannabe political prisoners.

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