- a unit of a prison consisting of a number of cells.
Origin of cellblock
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Examples from the Web for cellblock
A few days after their meet-cute, Russell was miraculously relocated into Morris' cellblock.The Man Who Fell for 'King Con'
December 1, 2010
All the doors we'd passed in the cellblock were old, rusting things that dated back to when the base was first built.Little Brother