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labor camp

noun

Definition of labor camp

1 : a penal colony where forced labor is performed
2 : a camp for migratory laborers

Examples of labor camp in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Gregg was captured and sent to a labor camp near Dresden, Germany. Eleanor Roosevelt spearheaded a movement toward austerity in the White House and visited labor camps during the Great Depression. They were caught by the Russian army and sent to separate labor camps in Siberia. Steven Kurutz, New York Times, "Joseph Feingold, Holocaust Survivor and Documentary Star, Dies at 97," 22 Apr. 2020 During the war, Hasil and many other Czechs were sent to forced labor camps in Germany, according to his daughter Jean Hodek. Graydon Megan, chicagotribune.com, "Joseph Hasil, Czech border guard who helped freedom-seekers before coming to America and settling in Berwyn, dies," 22 Nov. 2019 Living quarters vary at the estimated 300 farm labor camps in the state. Even after indigenous families had been forced out, tens of millions of antebellum dollars were required to transform their farms into slave-labor camps (as more historians are calling them). Caitlin Fitz, The Atlantic, "Conquerors Armed With Spreadsheets," 8 Apr. 2020 Beginning in 1942, the Nazis built several labor camps—including Sylt, Norderney and Borkum—on the island. Alex Fox, Smithsonian Magazine, "Archaeologists Reveal the Hidden Horrors of Only Nazi SS Camp on British Soil," 1 Apr. 2020 Other long-form journalistic work delved into topics as varied as the revival of opium planting, problems at the Three Gorges Dam, and the physical abuse of women at a notorious labor camp. Ian Johnson, The New York Review of Books, "‘Everyone Is Isolated’: An Interview with Yuan Ling," 24 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of labor camp

1900, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Labor camp.” waleadership.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, http://waleadership.com/dictionary/labor%20camp. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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labor camp

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English Language Learners Definition of labor camp

: a place where prisoners are kept and forced to do hard physical labor

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