Definition of Detenues
1. detenue [n] - See also: detenue
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Detenues
Literary usage of Detenues
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Reformatory Education: Papers on Preventive, Correctional and Reformatory by Henry Barnard (1857)
"... of which the education of young detenues may he considered as the starting point, it was also itself at work on this; and co-operation was the more ..."
2. The Irish Quarterly Review (1855)
"This law appropriates (Art. 2,) special and distinct quarters in our gaols to the special reception of young detenues of every class- it creates two orders ..."
3. American Journal of Education (1857)
"Fondation d'nne colonie agricole de jennes detenues a Mettray . .. Paris . ... Foundation of an agricultural colony for young detenues, at Mettray. ..."
4. Fishes and Fishing: Artificial Breeding of Fish, Anatomy of Their Senses by William Wright (1858)
"The conduct of the French government was inexcusable as to the detenues. ... Such were the feelings excited amongst the detenues, and such their desire of ..."