penitentiary Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “penitentiary” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [C]
a prison in the USPrisons and parts of prisons
Translations of “penitentiary”
in Vietnamese trại giam…
in Spanish Penitenciaria…
in Thai คุก…
in Malaysian penjara…
in Chinese (Traditional) 監獄…
in Indonesian penjara…
in Russian тюрьма (в США)…
in Turkish (ABD) cezaevi, hapishane…
in Chinese (Simplified) 监狱…
in Polish więzienie, zakład karny…
(Definition of penitentiary from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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