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death row

 (rō)
n.
The part of a prison for housing inmates who have received the death penalty. Also called death house.
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death row

or

death house

n
(Social Welfare) US the part of a prison where those sentenced to death are confined
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death′ row′


n.
prison cells for inmates awaiting execution.
[1950–55]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.death row - the cellblock in a prison where those condemned to death await execution
cellblock, ward - a division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells)
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Translations

death row

n (Am) to be on death rowessere nel braccio della morte
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