Penitentary or penitentiary

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Penitentary
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Penitentiary

Penitentiary

Noun

Definition:

A prison for people convicted of serious crimes.

Examples:

    Synonyms:

    • Prison
    • Penal institution
    • Place of detention
    • Lock-up

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