bastille

Definitions of bastille
  1. noun
    a jail or prison (especially one that is run in a tyrannical manner)
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    type of:
    clink, gaol, jail, jailhouse, pokey, poky, slammer
    a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
    prison, prison house
    a correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment
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