Alcatraz

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Isla de los Alcatraces (island of gannets), named by Juan Manuel de Ayala, an explorer of San Francisco Bay.

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Alcatraz

  1. Ellipsis of Alcatraz Island.. An island in San Francisco Bay, Pacific Ocean, of California, United States, formerly the site of a famous prison
  2. Ellipsis of Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary., a famous former U.S. federal prison, on the island.
  3. Ellipsis of Fort Alcatraz., a U.S. coastal defense fort, predecessor of the prison.

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Alcatraz f

  1. Alcatraz (an island and former prison in the Bay of San Francisco, California, United States)

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Alcatraz

  1. (US) Alcatraz (an island and former prison in California, United States, on San Francisco Bay)
    1. (islands) Ellipsis of Isla de Alcatraz.
    2. (prison) Ellipsis of Prisión Federal de Alcatraz.