Synonyms of prison in English:
jail, penal institution, place of detention, lock-up, place of confinement, guardhouse, detention centre;
British young offender institution;
North American penitentiary, correctional facility, jailhouse, boot camp, stockade, house of correction
British informalthe nick
North American informalthe can, the pen, the cooler, the joint, the pokey, the slam, the skookum house, the calaboose, the hoosegow
British informal, , datedthe chokey, bird, quod
North American historicalreformatory
, relating to prison
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