House Of Correction Definition
A place of short-term confinement for persons convicted of minor offenses and regarded as capable of being reformed.
Webster's New World
An institution dedicated to the management and rehabilitation of persons perceived to be at risk of becoming criminals.
A residential penitentiary facility, an institution where criminals or wayward people (notably youth) are sent to have their ways 'corrected' trough a penal regime officially intended to reeducate them.
Other Word Forms of House Of Correction
Singular:house of correction
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