from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The part of a prison for housing inmates who have received the death penalty. Also called death house.

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  • n. the section of a prison which houses those inmates who are sentenced to death

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the cellblock in a prison where those condemned to death await execution


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