Definition of Concentration camp

1. Noun. A penal camp where political prisoners or prisoners of war are confined (usually under harsh conditions).

Exact synonyms: Stockade
Specialized synonyms: Auschwitz, Belsen, Buchenwald, Dachau
Generic synonyms: Camp
Specialized synonyms: Death Camp



2. Noun. A situation characterized by crowding and extremely harsh conditions.
Generic synonyms: Miserableness, Misery, Wretchedness

Definition of Concentration camp

1. Noun. A camp where large numbers of persons—such as political prisoners, prisoners of war, refugees—are detained for the purpose of concentrating them in one place. ¹

2. Noun. A camp or premises in which persons considered to be undesirable by those who control it are hidden away, mistreated, and even killed. ¹

3. Noun. A situation wherein crowding and extremely harsh conditions take place. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Concentration camp

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1. Granville: Tales and Tail Spins from a Flyer's Diary by Granville Guttersen (1919)
"It would be my luck to give up my chance for promotion here and then be sent to a concentration camp until spring with no chance to fly or get any flying or ..."

2. Riga & Its Beachesby Farrol Kahn by Farrol Kahn (2000)
"Salaspils concentration camp Memorial When I was told that I was going to stay as a guest with a ... This was the site of a former Nazi concentration camp. ..."

3. Ambassador Morgenthau's Story by Henry Morgenthau (1918)
"His statement that it was planned to establish a "concentration camp" at ... That was precisely the kind of a "concentration camp" which the Turks and ..."

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