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Noun: detention cell
  1. A large cell where prisoners (people awaiting trial, sentence, refugees or illegal immigrants) are confined together temporarily
    - bullpen [N. Amer], detention centre [Brit, Cdn], detention center [US]

Derived forms: detention cells

Type of: cell, jail cell, prison cell