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house' of deten'tion




1. a place maintained by the civil authorities for persons charged with a crime, and sometimes for witnesses, awaiting trial.
2. See detention home.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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