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Maze Prison, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishMaze Prison, thethe Maze PrisonˌMaze ˈPrison, the (also the Maze)  a prison in Northern Ireland where many prisoners, both Protestant and Roman Catholic, were kept for terrorist crimes. The h-blocks were part of the Maze prison. It became well-known in the 1980s because many prisoners went on hunger strike. The prison was closed in 2000.
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