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Oxford dictionary definition of the word compound:
(esp formerly in South Africa) an enclosure, esp on the mines, containing the living quarters for Black workers
any similar enclosure, such as a camp for prisoners of war
(formerly in India, China, etc) the enclosure in which a European’s house or factory stood
C17: by folk etymology (influenced by compound1) from Malay kampong village