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Definition of "internment" []

  • The act of interning or confining, especially in wartime. (noun)
  • The state of being interned; confinement. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "internment" in a sentence
  • "Hence the second canard that was first assiduously pushed by HRW, which introduced the term internment camps to describe the centres in which civilians who escape from the LTTE into Government controlled territory are kept."
  • "It seems to me that the internment is a relatively little known fact."
  • "I didn't, they were called concentration camps, or internment camps. which is why one uses the term internment camp. you'll need to login or register to do that is it really that easy? only one way to find out ..."