Definition of Alcatraz in English:

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Alcatraz

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

Origin

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

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