penal colony

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Noun1.penal colony - a penal institution where prisoners are exiled (often located on an island from which escape is difficult or impossible)penal colony - a penal institution where prisoners are exiled (often located on an island from which escape is difficult or impossible)
penal facility, penal institution - an institution where persons are confined for punishment and to protect the public
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penal colony

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Convict Escapes," and ran: "Just before dawn this morning a shout for help was heard in the Convict Settlement at Sequah in this State.
The convict settlement at Sequah is thirty miles from here; the country between is wild and tangled enough, and the country beyond, where he will surely have the sense to go, is a perfect no-man's land tumbling away to the prairies.
FESCO spokesman Tahir Sheikh told here on Monday that among these defaulters include Punjab Police, Punjab Jail and Convict Settlement, Punjab Agriculture, Punjab Scarp, WASA Faisalabad, Punjab Livestock and Diary Department, District and Teshil Headquarters (HQ) District Government Bhakkar, District Government Sargodha, TMA Sammundari, TMA Toba Tek Singh, TMA Gojra, TMA Sargodha, TMA Khushab, TMA Mianwali and TMA Esa Khel.
The former convict settlement and shipyard offers a space for artists to explore how we perceive reality in our increasingly digitized era.
Ron took some time to explore Port Arthur, a World Heritage Site and former convict settlement.
All good things must end, of course, and they are sent to the convict settlement of Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania).
Such a gap is visible in the role of Parramatta as an early convict settlement, where between 1790 and 1800 accommodation was provided for convicts newly arrived in the colony.
While this was not a convict settlement, it could hardly help but rely on the knowledge and labour of former and escaped convicts in the process of its establishment.
Our last port of call before the dreaded Cape was Ushuaia, a former mission town and convict settlement that is now the southernmost city in the world.
WHILE YOU'RE THERE: Explore the islands of Moreton Bay and visit the notorious convict settlement on St Helena Island.