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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A prison with very high security.;

Usage examples (35)
  • BLITZER: There are several supermax -- what they call supermax prisons in the United States, like in Marion, Illinois, for example ...
  • Man, I hate the Yankees, too, but Federal supermax is harsh.
  • MILES O'BRIEN, CNN ANCHOR: There could be some trouble at the place they call supermax, that super prison out there in Colorado.
  • People have complained about similar treatment in supermax. for more
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