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prison camp

a camp for the confinement of prisoners of war or political prisoners.
a camp for less dangerous prisoners assigned to outdoor work, usually for the government.
1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • His account of plantation life vividly suggests a life sentence in an uncommonly cruel prison camp.
  • He was caught the next day, and soon found himself in a hellish prison camp.
  • The inmates have tried a dozen ways of escaping from the prison camp.
  • The minimum security prison camp doesn't have fences around its perimeter.
  • Originally, the soldiers were buried in two cemeteries near the prison camp.
  • The amenities of federal prison camp have always been exaggerated.

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