Meaning of work camp

work' camp"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a camp for prisoners sentenced to labor, esp. to outdoor labor such as roadbuilding or farming.
  2. a volunteer project in which members of a church, service organization, etc., work together in aid of some worthy cause.
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