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synonyms for detention center

  • borstal
  • detention home
  • house of detention
  • reform school
  • reformatory
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How to use detention center in a sentence

The controlling center of consciousness is the extreme limit of the nares anteri.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
In the center of the river line stood the imposing red sandstone palace of Bahadur Shah, last of the Moguls.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The artillery and 81st were on the right of the line, the native infantry in the center, and the sowars on the left.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The cause of Haggard's mysterious detention in Rome, and of their own sudden flitting, became at once clear to her.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Touch the center of a cover-glass to the top of the drop and quickly place it, blood side down, upon a slide.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The buildings grew higher toward the center of the dome, but I stopped while they were still two stories.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
This river was, throughout the French rgime, the center of both trading and missionary activities for all Northeastern Canada.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
This detention was very vexatious, for we were not only losing a fair wind, but lying in a very exposed situation.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Eventually, they located the tiny green plants with the spirally leaves at the center—the loudest point—of each network.
OLD FRIENDS ARE THE BESTJACK SHARKEY
In the center of the spot was a crude sign, projected in black lines upon the wall.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO DETENTION CENTER

  • borstal
  • detention center
  • detention home
  • house of detention
  • reform school
  • reformatory
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.