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prison camp

noun [C] uk   us  
a place where people, usually prisoners of war or political prisoners, are forced to stay: He was captured by enemy forces and sent to a prison camp for the rest of the war.
Translations of “prison camp”
in Chinese (Traditional) 戰俘集中營, 拘禁營地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 战俘集中营, 拘禁营地…
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