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Penal labour

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  • Penal transportation — For other uses, see Transportation (disambiguation). Women in England mourning their lovers who are soon to be transported to Botany Bay, 1792 Transportation or penal transportation is the …   Wikipedia

  • labour camp — noun a penal institution for political prisoners who are used as forced labor • Syn: ↑labor camp • Hypernyms: ↑camp * * * labour camp noun 1. A penal institution where the inmates are forced to work 2. Temporary accommodation for workers • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • penal — adj. 1 a of or concerning punishment or its infliction (penal laws; a penal sentence; a penal colony). b (of an offence) punishable, esp. by law. 2 extremely severe (penal taxation). Phrases and idioms: penal servitude hist. imprisonment with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Penal Sanctions (Indigenous Workers) Convention, 1939 (shelved) — Infobox ILO convention code= C65 name= Penal Sanctions (Indigenous Workers) Convention, 1939 (shelved) adopt= June 27, 1939 force= July 8, 1948 classify= subject= Indigenous and Tribal Peoples prev= Contracts of Employment (Indigenous Workers)… …   Wikipedia

  • penal servitude — N UNCOUNT Penal servitude is the punishment of being sent to prison and forced to do hard physical work. [FORMAL] Syn: hard labour …   English dictionary

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