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life imprisonment


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

  • n. a sentence of imprisonment until death


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  • I say, and I repeat, that you are the real cause of Albert Retailleau's death, and that if the laws created by men were perfect, life imprisonment would not be a harsh-enough punishment for you.

    Maigret's Rival

  • The Countess Blanka Teleki, who was condemned to death for complicity in the Hungarian uprising of 1848, but whose sentence was commuted to life imprisonment ” she finally was released in

    The Loves of Great Composers

  • [Exactly eighteen years later, on 1st October, 1946, Grand Admiral Raeder was sentenced to life imprisonment by the International Military Tribunal at Nurem - berg.

    Graf Spee

  • Chief of the general Wehr-macht office throughout World War II; responsible for Russian prisoners of war; chief of the National Socialist Guidance Staff (NSFO) from 1943 (the Oberpolitik); sentenced to life imprisonment 28th October, 1948; still in Landsberg.


  • Cleary was sentenced to life imprisonment at hard labor, the sentence to be served in Goulburn Gaol, this institution being one designed for violently disposed prisoners.

    The Thorn Birds

  • The Ezra Ruggles he was going to restore to freedom would not be the same man as the one Ezra’s frightened mother, Harper Wells, and a flawed system of criminal justice had wrongly sentenced to life imprisonment at the state’s maximum-security facility.

    In His Own Defense

  • Led the German volunteers for General Franco; chief of the national defence section in OKW 1938-44; sentenced to life imprisonment



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