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English definition of “borstal”

borstal

noun [C or U]     /ˈbɔː.stəl/ US  /ˈbɔːr-/ UK
(in the past) a prison for boys who were too young to be sent to an ordinary prison Prisons and parts of prisons
(Definition of borstal noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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