Definition of 'penal colony'
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Investigators have been dispatched to the remote penal colony where he is being held. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Investigators have been dispatched to the remote penal colony where he is being held. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Two are in a penal colony. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The 1853 Act also brought an end to the deportation of criminals to penal colonies. FINGERPRINTS: Murder and the Race to Uncover the Science of Identity (2002)Along with other criminals, she is shipped to the new penal colony in Australia. The Sun (2006)
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