Etymology
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internment (n.)

1840, "confinement within a place," from intern (v.1) + -ment. Compare French internement. Internment camp is attested from 1916.

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Definitions of internment

internment (n.)
confinement during wartime;
internment (n.)
the act of confining someone in a prison (or as if in a prison);
Synonyms: imprisonment
internment (n.)
placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law;
Synonyms: impoundment / impounding / poundage
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