Definitions for detention home

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

deten′tion home`(n.)

  1. a house of correction or detention for juvenile offenders, usu. under the supervision of a juvenile court.

Origin of detention home:

1925–30

Princeton's WordNet

  1. detention home, detention house, house of detention, detention camp(noun)

    an institution where juvenile offenders can be held temporarily (usually under the supervision of a juvenile court)

Wiktionary

  1. detention home(Noun)

    An institution in which juvenile offenders are temporarily housed

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