Definition of concentration camp noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


concentration camp

BrE BrE//ˌkɒnsnˈtreɪʃn kæmp//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːnsnˈtreɪʃn kæmp//
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a type of prison, often consisting of a number of buildings inside a fence, where political prisoners, etc. are kept in extremely bad conditions a Nazi concentration camp
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: concentration camp