Definition of Detention cell

1. Noun. A large cell where prisoners (people awaiting trial or sentence or refugees or illegal immigrants) are confined together temporarily.

Exact synonyms: Bullpen, Detention Centre
Generic synonyms: Cell, Jail Cell, Prison Cell

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Detention Cell

detector
detector coil
detector van
detectorist
detectorists
detectors
detects
detent
detente
detented
detentes
detenting
detention
detention basin
detention camp
detention cell (current term)
detention centre
detention centres
detention home
detention homes
detention house
detentions
detentist
detentists
detents
detenu
detenue
detenues
detenus
deter

Literary usage of Detention cell

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Human Rights in Tajikistan: In the Wake of Civil War by Rachel Denber, Jeri Laber (1993)
"Komilov, Kasimov, and Nazarov in Investigative detention cell Number One, ... Defense Investigative detention cell and determine their physical condition. ..."

2. Owed Justice: Thai Women Trafficked Into Debt Bondage in Japan by Kinsey Dinan (2000)
"... this issue by providing that persons detained under Section 10 should be held in an "appropriate place, which shall not be a detention cell or prison. ..."

3. Slavery of Prostitution: A Plea for Emancipation by Maude E. Miner, Maude Miner Hadden (1916)
"I remember one day when a woman fainted and fell on the floor of the detention cell. Her clothes were loosened, and efforts made to revive her. ..."

4. "My Gun Was As Tall As Me": Child Soldiers in Burma by Kevin Heppner, Jo Becker (2002)
"Of the ten people sharing his detention cell, three were only fourteen years old. The worst detention cells are reserved for those who try to run away, ..."

5. Review of Reviews and World's Work by Albert Shaw (1905)
"One of the students of the local gymnasium found reading Nasha Zhizn was placed by the director in the detention cell for five hours. ..."

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