Definition of Prisoner of war camp

1. Noun. A camp for prisoners of war.

Exact synonyms: Internment Camp, Pow Camp, Prison Camp
Generic synonyms: Camp
Specialized synonyms: Gulag

Lexicographical Neighbors of Prisoner Of War Camp

prison chasers
prison farm
prison gang
prison gangs
prison guard
prison guards
prison house
prison labor
prison term
prisoner's base
prisoner of war
prisoner of war camp (current term)
prisoner of war censorship
prisoners of war

Literary usage of Prisoner of war camp

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Military Dictionary (1987)
"... established for the internment and administration of prisoners of war. prisoner of war camp—(NATO) A camp of a semi-permanent nature established in the ..."

2. The Prisoner of War in Germany: The Care and Treatment of the Prisoner of by Daniel Joseph McCarthy (1918)
"... FOR THE OFFICER PRISONER OF. WAR CAMP AT BURG 1. All sentries have orders to fire, without challenging, on any prisoner who attempts to escape. ..."

3. Thoughts of a Philosophical Fighter Pilot by James B. Stockdale (1995)
"Forty-five thousand of them, at one time or another, in the just less than fourteen months it was an active prisoner-of-war camp for Union soldiers. ..."

4. The Status of Efforts to Identify Persian Gulf War Syndrome edited by Christopher Shays (1999)
"And I've never forgotten that because I was located at the enemy prisoner of war camp that was close to the tri-border mark of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Iraq ..."

5. Bulletin by Institution of Mining and Metallurgy (1904)
"Richard Arthur Ormerod Claudet, William Alfred Corkill (died in prisoner-of-war camp), John Langhorne Francis, Cyril Frazier. ..."

6. A Treasury of War Poetry: British and American Poems of the World War, 1914-1917 by George Herbert Clarke (1917)
"In 1916 he returned to France, and is now a Captain in charge of a prisoner-of-war camp. LEE, JOSEPH. He enlisted, at the outbreak of the war, ..."

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