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death row

a row of prison cells for prisoners awaiting execution.
Origin of death row
First recorded in 1950-55 Unabridged
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death row

(US) the part of a prison where those sentenced to death are confined
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death row

noun phrase

The part of a prison housing convicts condemned to death; dancehall (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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