internee

/ˌɪntɜˈni / (say .inter'nee)

noun
a person interned as a citizen of a hostile country in time of war: *Some of the internees were so strongly anti-fascist that they had fought in the International Brigade in Spain, but they were classified as `well disposed towards Hitler' too! –wendy lowenstein, morag loh, 1977.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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