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A rocky island of northern California in San Francisco Bay. It was a military prison from 1859 to 1933 and a federal prison until 1963. It is now a tourist attraction. The island has long been known as "the Rock."
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(Placename) an island in W California, in San Francisco Bay: a federal prison until 1963
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(ˈæl kəˌtræz)

an island in San Francisco Bay: site of a U.S. penitentiary 1933–63.
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Thus, Du Bois and Woods were held in Porto Rico, while Everhard and Merryweather were placed in Alcatraz, an island in San Francisco Bay that had already seen long service as a military prison.
Turning his head slowly, he followed the sky-line, pausing especially when his eyes rested landward on the brown Contra Costa hills, and seaward, past Alcatraz, on the Golden Glate.
Some are free rovers, doing a turn wherever they can get an opening, at the Obermann, the Orpheus, the Alcatraz, the Louvre, and so forth and so forth.
"They're feedin' it all to the regulars." We also learned from him that the military prisoners had been released from Alcatraz Island because they could no longer be fed.
While a prisoner in Alcatraz, Frank crosses paths with Scott, the son of the man who sacrificed his life to save Frank's while serving in Korea.
Let's find out more about the history of Alcatraz and the new discovery.
THURSDAY Draining Alcatraz: The Impossible Escape C5, 9pm Located on an island in the San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz was one of the most notorious prisons in the world, partly because it was supposedly inescapable.
Alcatraz is best known as the infamous island prison a mile offshore from San Francisco, California.
In the near future, Dee Guerrera is wrongfully convicted of her stepsister's murder and sent to Alcatraz 2.0, an island prison where inmates are executed in elaborate, thematic displays.
Seeing the Golden Gate Bridge for the first time was amazing and, juxtaposed against the island of Alcatraz, was an incredible sight.
T WAS arguably the most infamous prison in the world - Alcatraz.