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|Noun||1.||jail cell - a room where a prisoner is kept |
detention cell, detention centre, bullpen - a large cell where prisoners (people awaiting trial or sentence or refugees or illegal immigrants) are confined together temporarily
dungeon - a dark cell (usually underground) where prisoners can be confined
guardroom - a cell in which soldiers who are prisoners are confined
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
sweatbox - small or narrow cell