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Meaning of PENAL INSTITUTION

Pronunciation:  'peenl `insti'tooshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an institution where persons are confined for punishment and to protect the public
 
 Synonyms: penal facility
 
 See Also: base, brig, concentration camp, correctional institution, infrastructure, institution, stockade

 

 

 

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