Correctional Institutions

General term for buildings or groups of buildings in which people accused or convicted of breaking the law may be confined and which may or may not attempt some form of reform or rehabilitative correction of offenders.

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2931
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correctional institutions
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penal institutions
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strafrechtelijke instellingen Dutch
strafrechtelijke instelling Dutch
correctionele instellingen Dutch
centros penitenciarios Spanish
centro penitenciario Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006448. The J. Paul Getty Trust.