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English definition of “internee”


noun [C]     /ˌɪn.tɜːˈniː/ US  /-tɝː-/
a person who has been put in prison for political or military reasons , especially during a war People held in prison
(Definition of internee noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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