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PRISON CAMP

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does prison camp mean? 

PRISON CAMP (noun)
  The noun PRISON CAMP has 2 senses:

1. camp for political prisoners or prisoners of war
2. camp for trustworthy prisoners employed in government projects

  Familiarity information: PRISON CAMP used as a noun is rare.


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PRISON CAMP (noun)


Sense 1prison camp [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Camp for political prisoners or prisoners of war

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

internment camp; POW camp; prison camp; prisoner of war camp

Hypernyms ("prison camp" is a kind of...):

camp (a prison for forced laborers)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "prison camp"):

gulag (a Russian prison camp for political prisoners)


Sense 2prison camp [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Camp for trustworthy prisoners employed in government projects

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

prison farm; work camp; prison camp

Hypernyms ("prison camp" is a kind of...):

camp (a prison for forced laborers)


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