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Noun Concept
Categories: Imprisonment and detention, Settlement schemes, All articles needing additional references, All articles containing potentially dated statements, Former penal colonies
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penal colony  convict settlement  Criminal colony  exile colony  Penal colonialism
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A penal institution where prisoners are exiled (often located on an island from which escape is difficult or impossible) WordNet 3.0
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A penal institution where prisoners are exiled (often located on an island from which escape is difficult or impossible) WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
A penal colony or exile colony is a settlement used to exile prisoners and separate them from the general population by placing them in a remote location, often an island or distant colonial territory. Wikipedia
A colonial territory used (mainly) for the detention and forced labor of deportees, typically where free labor is desperately scarce. Wiktionary
Colonial territory. Wiktionary (translation)
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Entire countries started as penal colonies, such as French Guyana. Wiktionary