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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I began to manufacture a character for myself for the first days of our voyage out in the convict-ship; and I landed at the penal settlement with the reputation of being the meekest and most biddable of felonious mankind.
The government of Buenos Ayres then sold them to a private individual, but likewise used them, as old Spain had done before for a penal settlement. England claimed her right an seized them.
She was the Murderer, bound for Gallows Bay; she was the Manslaughterer, bound for Penal Settlement; her captain ought to be tried for his life; her crew ran down men in row-boats with a relish; she mashed up Thames lightermen with her paddles; she fired property with her funnels; she always was, and she always would be, wreaking destruction upon somebody or something, after the manner of all her kind.
We'll indict the blackguards for felony, and get 'em shipped off to penal settlements.'
In 2019 the decision was made to establish the outpatient department and hospital at the penal settlement No.
1788: A penal settlement was established in Botany Bay, Australia.
1778: 1788: A penal settlement was established in Botany Bay, Australia.
Elsewhere in the show, however, color is downplayed, notably in the series of large charcoal drawings in the section "Long Night, 1987-88." Created after a visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1987, works such as Penal Settlement, 1987, possess a dark and brooding quality.
While Mandela was held at the Robben Island penal settlement, off Cape Town, where he spent most of his 27 years in jail, Madikizela-Mandela acted as the main conduit to his followers, who hungered for every clue to his thinking and well-being.The flow of information was meagre, however: Her visits there were rare, and she was never allowed physical contact with him.
Included in the former was Sydney's first tower clock, a mechanism that both symbolised and facilitated the desire for regulation and order in a penal settlement not yet 10 years old.
The Davao Prison and Penal Farm, the first penal settlement in the Philippines, was established by virtue of Act No.
In Rome to plead his case against accusations of insubordination, O'Flynn saw I the opportunity to go to this relatively young penal settlement as a means of redemption.