Definition of Alcatraz in English:


Line breaks: Al¦ca|traz
Pronunciation: /ˈalkətraz
A rocky island in San Francisco Bay, California. Between 1934 and 1963 it was the site of a top-security federal prison.


from Spanish alcatraz 'pelicans', which were once common there.

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Pronunciation: ˈrɛtrə(ʊ)flɛks
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