state prison

noun

Legal Definition of state prison

: a prison maintained by a state especially to incarcerate those convicted of serious crimes

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“State prison.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/state%20prison. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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