maximum security prison

noun

: a prison that does as much as possible to keep prisoners from escaping and watches them very closely

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“Maximum security prison.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maximum%20security%20prison. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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