prigione

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  • IPA(key): /priˈd͡ʒo.ne/, [pr̺iˈd͡ʒoːn̺e]
  • Rhymes: -one
  • Stress: prigióne
  • Hyphenation: pri‧gio‧ne

Etymology 1[edit]

From earlier priscione, possibly via Old French prison, from Latin prehensiōnem, accusative form of prehensiō (the act of seizing), from prehendō (I seize, grab).[1]

Noun[edit]

prigione f (plural prigioni)

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  1. jail, prison
  2. (by extension) imprisonment, incarceration, detention
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Etymology 2[edit]

From a metonymic use of the above noun.

Noun[edit]

prigione m (plural prigioni)

  1. (obsolete) prisoner, captive
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