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English noun: concentration camp

1. concentration camp (artifact) a penal camp where political prisoners or prisoners of war are confined (usually under harsh conditions)


Broader (hypernym)camp

Narrower (hyponym)death camp

Instance hyponymAuschwitz, Belsen, Buchenwald, Dachau

2. concentration camp (state) a situation characterized by crowding and extremely harsh conditions

Broader (hypernym)miserableness, misery, wretchedness

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