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- A camp where large numbers of persons—such as political prisoners, prisoners of war, refugees—are detained for the purpose of concentrating them in one place.
- A camp or premises in which persons considered to be undesirable by those who control it are hidden away, mistreated, and even killed.
- A situation wherein crowding and extremely harsh conditions take place.
camp where large numbers of persons are detained