cellblock

n. unit of jail cells in prison

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • cellblock — [sel′bläk΄] n. a section of cells in a prison …   English World dictionary

  • cellblock — /sel blok /, n. a unit of a prison consisting of a number of cells. [CELL1 + BLOCK] * * * …   Universalium

  • cellblock — noun A wing of a prison containing cells for the inmates …   Wiktionary

  • cellblock — cell•block [[t]ˈsɛlˌblɒk[/t]] n. a unit or section of a prison consisting of a number of cells • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

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