HyperDic: cellblock

English > 1 sense of the word cellblock:
NOUNartifactcellblock, warda division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells)
English > cellblock: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells).
Part ofprison, prison houseA correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment
Partscell, jail cell, prison cellA room where a prisoner is kept
Narrowerdeath house, death rowThe cellblock in a prison where those condemned to death await execution
Broaderblockhousing in a large building that is divided into separate units

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