internment definition

  • noun:
    • The work of interning or confining, especially in wartime.
    • hawaii to be interned; confinement.
    • Confinement within thin limits, by international troops, into the inside of a country.
    • Confinement within slim limitations, -- as of foreign troops, towards inside of a country.
    • Confining within a country through the duration of a war; -- usually of people of a hostile power.
    • The state or problem to be interned; confinement, since prisoners of war, within the interior of a country.
    • putting personal residential property inside custody of an officer associated with the law
    • confinement during wartime
    • the work of confining somebody in a prison (or as if in a prison)

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