jail cell

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Noun1.jail cell - a room where a prisoner is keptjail cell - a room where a prisoner is kept  
detention cell, detention centre, bullpen - a large cell where prisoners (people awaiting trial or sentence or refugees or illegal immigrants) are confined together temporarily
cellblock, ward - a division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells)
cooler, tank - a cell for violent prisoners
dungeon - a dark cell (usually underground) where prisoners can be confined
guardroom - a cell in which soldiers who are prisoners are confined
keep, hold - a cell in a jail or prison
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
sweatbox - small or narrow cell
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Inspector Saleem Hassan, the SHO of the Mughalpura Police Station in Lahore has allowed Fayaz Yousafzai, a Pashtun student, to keep his cell phone with him in his jail cell so he can watch the anti-racial-profiling Pashtun sit-in in Islamabad, which is in its 7th day.
Faeldon later opted to stay at the designated jail cell after maintenance officers cleaned up the area.
The former NFL-er was found hanged in his jail cell by prison officials and pronounced dead early that morning.
Three days after the heated argument with the state trooper, Bland was found hanged in her Waller County jail cell.
POLICE officers and medical staff in the North East are teaming up to ensure anyone suffering a mental health crisis does not end up in a jail cell.
But he continued his vile racism from inside his jail cell.
The jail cell of the Cubao Police Station is located along P.
When she is subsequently sentenced to life in prison, her husband formulates a plan to spring her from her jail cell.
HYDERABAD -- Ahmed Omar Saeed Shaikh, a death row prisoner convicted in the murder of US journalist Daniel Pearl, had attempted suicide in his Hyderabad jail cell earlier this week, just a day before his appeal was to be heard in the Sindh High Court.
A 32-YEAR-OLD facing jail for intimidating a witness fled from court minutes before he was due to be sentenced - thinking he would spare himself Christmas inside a jail cell.
Muscat: A former Omani judge turned lawyer has alleged that one of his clients was kept in a jail cell with an HIV-infected inmate.
OUT OF THE CLINK--Mehdi Hashemi (center) was bailed out of Evin prison Sunday after spending almost three months in a jail cell.