State prison
State prison \State` pris"on\ (st[=a]t` pr[i^]z"'n). See under {State}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • State prison — State State (st[=a]t), n. [OE. stat, OF. estat, F. [ e]tat, fr. L. status a standing, position, fr. stare, statum, to stand. See {Stand}, and cf. {Estate}, {Status}.] 1. The circumstances or condition of a being or thing at any given time. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • state prison — n: a prison maintained by a state esp. to incarcerate those convicted of serious crimes (as felonies) Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • state prison — noun a prison maintained by a state of the U.S. (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑prison, ↑prison house * * * noun also state s prison : a prison maintained by the state; especially …   Useful english dictionary

  • state prison — a prison maintained by a state for the confinement of felons. [1715 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • state prison — /steɪt ˈprɪzən/ (say stayt prizuhn) noun Chiefly US a prison maintained by a state for the confinement of felons …   Australian English dictionary

  • state prison — The ordinary prison for the confinement of persons convicted and under sentence of confinement for felonies or misdemeanors where the sentence is for an extended duration, at least for a year, known in some jurisdictions as a state penitentiary.… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Montana State Prison — Montana Territorial and State Prison U.S. National Register of Historic Places …   Wikipedia

  • Nevada State Prison — Coordinates: 39°09′37″N 119°44′15″W / 39.16028°N 119.7375°W / 39.16028; 119.7375 …   Wikipedia

  • California State Prison, Corcoran — (CSP COR) Location Corcoran, California Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • Indiana State Prison — The Indiana State Prison is located in Michigan City, Indiana about convert|50|mi|km east of Chicago. [ [http://www.mapquest.com MapQuest: Maps, Directions, Gas Prices Business Directory ] ] It is a maximum security prison for adult males;… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”