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Definition of Prison


  1. A place where persons are confined, or restrained of personal liberty; hence, a place or state o/ confinement, restraint, or safe custody.
  2. Specifically, a building for the safe custody or confinement of criminals and others committed by lawful authority.
  3. To imprison; to shut up in, or as in, a prison; to confine; to restrain from liberty.
  4. To bind (together); to enchain.
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Prison Translations

prison in Dutch is nor, kerker, gevangenis
prison in Latin is claustrum, carcer
prison in Norwegian is fengsel