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Sing Sing

(sĭng′ sĭng′)
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Sing Sing

n
(Placename) a prison in New York State, in Ossining
[variant of Ossining]
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Sing Sing

(ˈsɪŋ ˌsɪŋ)
n.
a state prison at Ossining, New York.
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References in classic literature ?
Has curiosity ever taken you within the walls of Sing Sing? Have you sat within the cell of a doomed man and felt the thrill of his touch, of his close presence?
The prison for the State at Sing Sing is, on the other hand, a model jail.
He affirmed that on returning one night from the neighboring village of Sing Sing, he had been overtaken by this midnight trooper; that he had offered to race with him for a bowl of punch, and should have won it too, for Daredevil beat the goblin horse all hollow, but just as they came to the church bridge, the Hessian bolted, and vanished in a flash of fire.
At Sing Sing, inmates who are pursuing an education take the stage.
Hagerstown, MD, May 02, 2014 --(PR.com)-- According to playwright Jay Huling, the Sing Sing Correctional Facility, a New York landmark and active maximum security prison, once had a secret cellblock where inmates received massages, manicures, and were even treated to conjugal visits from the prison's warden.
March 20 At Sing Sing jail near New York, Martha Place becomes the first woman to be executed by electric chair.
There will also be renditions of Sing Sing Sing, Manteca, Let The Good Times Roll, Night Train and Stardust.
Expect performances by a roster of top guest singers, and a selection of classic songs including Take The 'A' Train, Georgia, Minnie The Moocher, It Don't Mean A Thing, God Bless The Child, Sing Sing Sing, and Stardust.
So, tonight's audiences will get a taste of Poland's musical - and cinematic - delights, with such acts as modern electro-acoustic jazz ensemble Sing Sing Penelope; underground supergroup Contemporary Noise Sextet, which mixes jazz with cinematic themes; and Jacaszek, blending recorded sound with live acoustic instruments.
And trouble lurks around every corner when you're one of the 1,700 men locked up together in a fortress like Sing Sing, living behind heavy steel gates and barred windows, so far up the Hudson River that it feels almost like another planet.
In which US city is the former Sing Sing prison, now called the Ossining Correctional Facility?
(Sing Sing Correctional Facility, and Green Haven Correctional Facility, New York)