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- a midway inn or stopping place on or as on a journey
- a place where persons are aided in readjusting to society following a period of imprisonment, hospitalization, etc.
- A rehabilitation center where people who have left an institution, such as a hospital or prison, are helped to readjust to the outside world.
- A stopping place, such as an inn, that marks the midpoint of a journey.
halfway house - Legal Definition
A transitional facility to which convicted criminals are paroled for some period of time, in advance of full release into the community.