Alcatraz meaning

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(place) Small island in San Francisco Bay: site of a federal prison (1934-63)
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A rocky island of northern California in San Francisco Bay. It was a military prison from 1859 to 1933 and a federal prison until 1963. It is now a tourist attraction. The island has long been known as “the Rock.”
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Alcatraz Island, an island in the San Francisco Bay, California, USA, formerly a famous prison.
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