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death row

noun

Simple Definition of death row

  • : the part of a prison where prisoners who will be killed as punishment for their crimes live until they are killed

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of death row

  1. :  a prison area housing inmates sentenced to death —usually used with on <prisoners waiting on death row>

1950

First Known Use of death row

1950


Law Dictionary

death row

noun

Legal Definition of death row

  1. :  a prison area housing inmates sentenced to death

death row

adjective



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