work camp

work camp

noun
1.
a camp for prisoners sentenced to labor, especially to outdoor labor such as roadbuilding or farming.
2.
a volunteer project in which members of a church, service organization, etc., work together in aid of some worthy cause.

Origin:
1930–35

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work camp
 
n
a camp set up for young people who voluntarily do manual work on a worthwhile project

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