- The definition of an internee is someone who is confined during wartime, like a prisoner of war.
An example of an internee is a soldier being held captive by the opposing side.
internee definition by Webster's New World
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a person interned as a prisoner of war or enemy alien
Origin: intern plush -ee
internee definition by American Heritage Dictionary
One who is interned or confined, especially in wartime.