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A group of cells that make up a section of a prison.
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a group of cells in a prison where prisoners are kept
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a unit or section of a prison consisting of a number of cells.
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|Noun||1.||cellblock - a division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells)|
block - housing in a large building that is divided into separate units; "there is a block of classrooms in the west wing"
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