internee internee  /ɪn tər ˈni/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person who is interned

Usage(s):

  1. Once he talked his way ashore from a Jap destroyer by arguing that he was doing no harm and would be only another internee to feed.
  2. CFIR executive director Gilbert Hair, who is also a plaintiff in the POWinternee lawsuit in Tokyo, says Washington has never shown much interest in pressing Japan for compensation.
  3. The hawk-faced ex-internee told Manhattan reporters, who knew better, that anti-Semitism was dead in Germany.

News

  • Wyoming's wide-open range of stories being captured on tape

    The Wyoming Stories project records oral histories of diverse residents, including ranchers and a World War II internee. CASPER, Wyo. — One man describes finding salvation by adopting a small bird during his years in a World War II internment camp. A former highway patrolman explains his friendship with the felon who shot and nearly killed him 30 years ago. And a veteran ranch couple discuss ...
    on September 5, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

Quotes

  1. "Gilad Shalit is an internee who was taken by our military," Meshal said. "He was fighting us while the majority of the Palestinian prisoners are civilians from the Palestinian Parliament. They are civilian and political leaders not military...
    on Mar 30, 2008 By: Khaled Mashaal Source: Ha'aretz

  2. "I do know now that there was not a procedure in place to properly inprocess and assign ISNs [internee serial numbers] for those individuals," Sanchez said, according to a transcript of the deposition obtained by The Post. "And when we found...
    on Mar 23, 2005 By: Ricardo Sanchez Source: Washington Post

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