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prison/labour/detention etc camp

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprison/labour/detention etc campprison/labour/detention etc campPRISONa place where people are kept for a particular reason, when they do not want to be there a refugee camp just across the border concentration camp camp
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refugee campOur neighborhood looked like a refugee camp, bursting its seams.Over 100 more Tamils were reportedly killed in further reprisals against refugee camps and villages on Aug. 12-14.In the internal refugee camps, they helped in nursery care and literacy programmes.They ofren grew on the sites, indeed out of the debris, of old refugee camps.As a way of encouraging them to return, food aid to the refugee camps has been withheld since last summer.He returned to the refugee camp where his family has lived since 1948.
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