Definition of Prisoners

1. Noun. (plural of prisoner) ¹



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Definition of Prisoners

1. prisoner [n] - See also: prisoner

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prisoners

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prison guard
prison guards
prison house
prison labor
prison term
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prisoner
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prisoner-of-war
prisoner of war
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Literary usage of Prisoners

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Prisoners OF WAR. Ordinarily a prisoner of war is a person belonging to the military and naval forces of a belligerent and who has fallen into the hands of ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"At an early period the bishops began to purchase the liberty of the prisoners. For this they made collections, and if the receipts were not sufficient, ..."

3. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy (1904)
"These first days, up to the 8th of September, when the prisoners were brought up for a second examination, were the most painful for Pierre. ..."

4. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1921)
"A very important effect of a treaty of peace is to end tne captivity of prisoners of war.2 This, however, does not mean that with the conclusion of peace ..."

5. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1916)
"The Prisoners of War Information Bureau in London. By Ronald F. Roxburgh. With an introduction by L. Oppenheim. London: Longmans, Green & Co. ..."

6. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"All these are cellular prisons; and they receive prisoners of all categories, for trial and after sentence whatever the term. Females have a special quarter ..."

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