subcamp

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sub- +‎ camp

Noun[edit]

subcamp (plural subcamps)

  1. A camp (such as a labour camp or concentration camp) that makes up part of a larger camp or complex.
    • 2008 March 13, Mark Mazzetti, “Pentagon Cites Tapes Showing Interrogations”, New York Times:
      Admiral Buzby’s report describes an array of digital video recorders used to capture “activities” — it does not specify whether interrogations are included — in at least four subcamps at Guantánamo.