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Manzanar Relocation Center

 
pronunciation:
maen z nar ri lo keI shn sen tr
part of speech: noun
definition: an internment camp located in east-central California that was built for the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II between 1942 and 1945. At its peak in late 1942, there were over 10,000 people being held there. Manzanar was the first and largest of the relocation centers and is now preserved as a National Historic Site.