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condemned cell in Crime & law topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcondemned cellconˈdemned ˌcell noun [countable] British English  SCa room for a prisoner who was going to be punished by deathdeath row
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condemned cellSarah says it's like being in the condemned cell and being let out.It contains some interesting relics, including the door of the condemned cell from the old Calton jail.