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Cárcel

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Cárcel is a jail. Like in English, there are several words to name a jail in Spanish. Other names are prisión, penal and presidio. Those are dictionary words to describe a place for prisoners.

In English we also have the slang terms slammer, cooler, crowbar hotel, pen, joint and pokey (just to name a few). What slang terms are there for the pen in Spanish?

 

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