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labor camp

noun
1.
Also called slave labor camp. a penal colony where inmates are forced to work.
2.
a camp for the shelter of migratory farm workers.
Origin of labor camp
1895-1900
1895-1900
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  • Otherwise the tenement and labor-camp experiences in America would soon spoil them.

    Aliens or Americans? Howard B. Grose
  • "Try landing south of the Reservation, a little west of the ruins of the labor-camp," he advised.

    Uller Uprising Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
  • Let's go; I want a look at what's going on down at the equipment-park and the labor-camp, first.

    Uller Uprising Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
Contemporary definitions for labor-camp
noun

accommodations provided to migratory labor

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