[ sel-blok ]
/ ˈsɛlˌblɒk /
a unit of a prison consisting of a number of cells.
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Examples from the Web for cellblock
A few days after their meet-cute, Russell was miraculously relocated into Morris' cellblock.
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|Cory Doctorow