labor camp

Also called slave labor camp. a penal colony where inmates are forced to work.
a camp for the shelter of migratory farm workers.

1895–1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Main Entry:  labor camp1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a prison camp where forced labor is performed
Main Entry:  labor camp2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  accommodations provided to migratory labor's 21st Century Lexicon
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During the war, one of her brothers was taken to a labor camp, and an uncle and cousin were executed.
The air is beginning to cool and there is a lazy, relaxed mood to the labor camp.
The setting is a migrant labor camp, and poverty and desperation are vividly created.
The government, lacking a sense of humor, sentenced her to a year in labor camp.
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