labour camp

noun a prison camp with a regime of hard labour.

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  • labour camp — labour camps N COUNT A labour camp is a kind of prison, where the prisoners are forced to do hard, physical work, usually outdoors. (in AM, use labor camp) …   English dictionary

  • labour camp — ► NOUN ▪ a prison camp with a regime of hard labour …   English terms dictionary

  • labour camp — BrE labor camp AmE n a prison camp where prisoners have to do hard physical work …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • labour camp — noun a penal institution for political prisoners who are used as forced labor • Syn: ↑labor camp • Hypernyms: ↑camp * * * labour camp noun 1. A penal institution where the inmates are forced to work 2. Temporary accommodation for workers • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • labour camp — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms labour camp : singular labour camp plural labour camps a prison camp where prisoners are forced to do hard physical work, for example breaking up rocks …   English dictionary

  • labour camp — /ˈleɪbə kæmp/ (say laybuh kamp) noun a camp where convicts do manual labour. Also, labor camp …   Australian English dictionary

  • labour camp — noun A type of prison where prisoners are obliged to do forced labour, usually outdoors. The labour camps of the old Soviet Union are well described by the writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn …   Wiktionary

  • labour camp — BrE labor camp AmE noun (C) a prison camp where prisoners have to do hard physical work …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Central Labour Camp Jaworzno — ( pl. Centralny Obóz Pracy w Jaworznie, COP Jaworzno) was a concentration camp in Jaworzno, Poland. It operated from 1943 until 1956, run first by Nazi Germany and then by the Soviet Union and the People s Republic of Poland. Estimated over 9,000 …   Wikipedia

  • Zgoda labour camp — The Zgoda labour camp was a concentration camp for Germans and Silesians in Communist Poland operated in 1945 in Świętochłowice, Silesia, (nowadays Poland).It was formerly a labour subcamp ( Arbeitslager Eintrachtshütte ) of the Nazi… …   Wikipedia

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