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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Internment  \In*tern"ment\,  n.  [F.  internement.  See  {Intern}.] 
  Confinement  within  narrow  limits,  --  as  of  foreign  troops,  to 
  the  interior  of  a  country. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  internment 
  n  1:  confinement  during  wartime 
  2:  the  act  of  confining  someone  in  a  prison  (or  as  if  in  a 
  prison)  [syn:  {imprisonment}] 
  3:  placing  private  property  in  the  custody  of  an  officer  of  the 
  law  [syn:  {impoundment},  {impounding},  {poundage}] 




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