Translation of jailhouse in Spanish:

jailhouse

cárcel, n.

Pronunciation /ˈdʒeɪlˌhaʊs//ˈdʒeɪlhaʊs/

noun

US

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    cárcel feminine
    • Without their intelligence, the enforcement people end up investigating small time drug offenders on tips from the police, or hanging out at the local jailhouse looking for aliens to deport.
    • CompuDyne also supplies security and specialty engineering and telecom products to the military and intelligence agencies, electronic security products for prisons, and all-steel jailhouses.
    • I had them placed into protective custody at the jailhouse in Hamburg.
    • The first morning they visited the jailhouse, two prisoners were behind bars.
    • He kissed Bathsheba's pale hand and marched out of the building toward the jailhouse, later to be confined for life in an institution.