What is the word for Penitentiary in Tagalog?

Translation for word Penitentiary in Tagalog is : bilangguan

Definitions and Meaning of Penitentiary in Tagalog


  • a prison for people convicted of serious crimes.
  • (in the Roman Catholic Church) a priest charged with certain aspects of the administration of the sacrament of penance.


Only about 20 of the more than 1,000 prisoners at the federal penitentiary have been convicted of crimes; many have spent years awaiting trial.