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Synonyms for internment

confinement during wartime

the act of confining someone in a prison (or as if in a prison)

placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law

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While most noncombatant evacuees are located in the areas surrounding Seoul, most evacuation nodes are located in the southern coastal regions where the 19th ESC is responsible for establishing and operating relocation centers.
During World War II his family was interned in Arkansas and later at the Tule Lake Relocation Center in California.
If there were no war we would not be in a relocation center.
Shimokochi, 82, is one of more than 14,000 Japanese-Americans who were taken to the Heart Mountain Relocation Center in Wyoming 70 years ago.
The curriculum design for the relocation center educational programs came from Stanford University.
Area residents are being told by the Department of Environment and Conservation to take their survival kits with them when leaving their homes to go to the relocation center in Midvale.
In a book beginning with a poignant poem about the orphans interned in the Manzanar Relocation Center for Japanese Americans in eastern California's Owens Valley during World War II, Irwin (English, U.
Based on a true story of events during World War II in Los Angeles' "China City", Mei Ling in China City a colorful picturebook about a 12-year-old Chinese American girl who loses her best friend Yayeko Akiyama when she and her family were interned in the Manzanar War Relocation Center.
He shrewdly detailed the irony that what brought the mainland Japanese American Soldiers and the Hawaiian Japanese American Soldiers together, before they went to Europe to fight alongside each other, was the visitation of a relocation center by the Hawaiians.
Upcoming electronic field trips will delve into the science of speed at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and visit the Manzanar War Relocation Center to relive the experience of interred Japanese Americans.
Desert Diamonds Behind Barbed Wire," February 19, 2007, Manzanar War Relocation Center, California
There shall be on each relocation center a Merit Rating Board of seven members, appointed by the Community Council.
Providence would have it that Jo Ann Fujioka, one little girl among some 120,000 internees, would go on from a relocation center to become the current president of Phi Delta Kappa International for 2005-07.