detention home

[ dih-ten-shuhn hohm ]
/ dɪˈtɛn ʃən ˌhoʊm /

noun

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Origin of detention home

First recorded in 1925–30
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Example sentences from the Web for detention home

  • Once, he was held in the detention-home and once sent to the State Industrial school; at other times, he was placed on probation.