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  Definition of Prison
  1. a correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment
  2. a prisonlike situation; a place of seeming confinement
Similar Words: prison house

 

Hyponyms: camp, chokey, choky, college, panopticon, state prison

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 监狱   Danish: fængsel  
Dutch: gevangenis   Finnish: vankila  
French: prison   German: Gefängnis  
Greek: φυλακή   Hungarian: börtön  
Icelandic: fangelsi   Italian: prigione  
Japanese: 監獄   Korean: 교도소  
Latin: carcer   Polish: więzienie  
Portuguese: prisão   Russian: тюрьма  
Serbian: zatvor   Slovene: zapor  
Spanish: cárcel   Swedish: fängelse  
Telugu: జైలు   Ukrainian: в'язниця  
 
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