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English definition of “labour camp”

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labour camp

noun [C] uk UK ( US labor camp)   us  
a place in which people are kept as prisoners and forced to do hard physical work in bad conditions
Translations of “labour camp”
in Chinese (Traditional) (強制犯人做體力粗活的)勞改營…
in Chinese (Simplified) (强制犯人干重体力活的)劳改营…
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