penal facility

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Noun1.penal facility - an institution where persons are confined for punishment and to protect the public
brig - a penal institution (especially on board a ship)
camp - a penal institution (often for forced labor); "China has many camps for political prisoners"
correctional institution - a penal institution maintained by the government
infrastructure, base - the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area; "the industrial base of Japan"
institution - an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated
penal colony - a penal institution where prisoners are exiled (often located on an island from which escape is difficult or impossible)
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With a specific focus on Roumieh prison, Lebanon's largest penal facility, the project is designed to improve food management and hygiene, introduce services for prisoners suffering from mental illness and provide better care for Syrian children living in detention.
The Court said they took this decision based on the proposal they received from the director of the Idrizovo Penal Facility on 25 December.
182) States rarely, on their own initiative, voluntarily produce information about how a penal facility actually operates.
In the past, state law said the student assistance commission "may deny assistance" to O'Bannon recipients confined at a penal facility.
Prior to the bank robberies, Perri had been convicted on separate federal charges: felon in possession of a firearm and riot at a federal penal facility.