Associations to the word «Internment»


INTERNMENT, noun. Confinement within narrow limits, as of foreign troops, to the interior of a country.
INTERNMENT CAMP, noun. (archaic) A governmental euphemism for a concentration camp, especially a non-Nazi one from before or during WWII; a detention center; a relocation camp.
INTERNMENT CAMPS, noun. Plural of internment camp

Dictionary definition

INTERNMENT, noun. Confinement during wartime.
INTERNMENT, noun. The act of confining someone in a prison (or as if in a prison).
INTERNMENT, noun. Placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law.

Wise words

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