death row

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death row

 (rō)
n.
The part of a prison for housing inmates who have received the death penalty. Also called death house.

death row

or

death house

n
(Social Welfare) US the part of a prison where those sentenced to death are confined

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n.
prison cells for inmates awaiting execution.
[1950–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.death row - the cellblock in a prison where those condemned to death await execution
cellblock, ward - a division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells)
Translations

death row

n (Am) to be on death rowessere nel braccio della morte
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Nidal Malik Hasan, the Army psychiatrist who admitted to killing 13 unarmed people at Fort Hood nearly four years ago, was sentenced to death by lethal injection by a jury on Wednesday, becoming one of only a handful of men on military death row.
Among the few currently on military death row at Fort Leavenworth, Kan.
The only other military Death Row is at the new Fort Leavenworth jail in Kansas, which was built last year.

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