Definition of Detention camp
1. Noun. An institution where juvenile offenders can be held temporarily (usually under the supervision of a juvenile court).
Generic synonyms: Correctional Institution
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Literary usage of Detention camp
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. International Cases: Arbitrations and Incidents Illustrative of by Ellery Cory Stowell, Henry Fraser Munro (1916)
"THE AMERICAN EMBASSY INVESTIGATES THE ISLE OF MAN detention camp (1914) Statement issued by the Press Bureau, London, December 2p, 1914 THE United States ..."
2. Human Rights Violations in the United States: A Report on U.S. Compliance by Steven R. Shapiro (1993)
"... detention camp In March 1992, Haitian advocates filed the Haitian Centers Council v. McNary (HCC) suit in federal court in Brooklyn to challenge the ..."
3. Report of the Commission Appointed by the President to Investigate the by United States, United States Congress Senate (1899)
"... of our coast cities is due to the watchfulness of national and local quarantine officers and to the establishment and maintenance of a detention camp at ..."
4. Text-book of Hygiene: A Comprehensive Treatise on the Principles and by George Henry Rohé, Albert Robin (1908)
"detention camp. 1. Persons destined for this camp to be assigned to specific ... Persons in detention camp to be inspected twice daily or oftener by medical ..."
5. Divide and Rule: State-Sponsored Ethnic Violence in Kenya by Binaifer Nowrojee, Bronwen Manby, Human Rights Watch (Organization), Africa Watch Committee (1993)
"DETENTIONS AT MARIENTAL After the interrogations were completed, 118 of the camp survivors who were not released were transported to a secret detention camp ..."