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Definition of Jail

Jail

  1. A kind of prison; a building for the confinement of persons held in lawful custody, especially for minor offenses or with reference to some future judicial proceeding.
  2. To imprison.

Jail Quotations

I was called a terrorist yesterday, but when I came out of jail, many people embraced me, including my enemies, and that is what I normally tell other people who say those who are struggling for liberation in their country are terrorists.
Nelson Mandela

What I learned in jail is that I can't change. I can't live a different lifestyle - this is it. This is the life that they gave and this is the life that I made.
Tupac Shakur

If it's illegal to rock and roll, throw my ass in jail!
Kurt Cobain

If you can manipulate news, a judge can manipulate the law. A smart lawyer can keep a killer out of jail, a smart accountant can keep a thief from paying taxes, a smart reporter could ruin your reputation- unfairly.
Mario Cuomo

I just spent 11 and a half months in a maximum-security jail, got shot five times, and was wrongly convicted of a crime I didn't commit.
Tupac Shakur
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Jail Translations

jail in Dutch is gevangenis, nor, kerker
jail in French is prison
jail in Hungarian is dutyi, fogda
jail in Italian is prigione
jail in Latin is carcer
jail in Norwegian is fengsel, fengsle
jail in Portuguese is cadeia, prisno, cadeio

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