Internee meaning

ĭntûr-nē
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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.

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One who is interned or confined, especially in wartime.
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A person interned as a prisoner of war or enemy alien.
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One who is imprisoned or otherwise confined.
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Origin of internee

  • from intern + -ee

    From Wiktionary