Alcatraz definition

  • others:
    • A rocky island of western California in San Francisco Bay. It was a military prison from 1859 to 1933 and a federal prison until 1963. It is now a tourist attraction. The island has long been known as "the Rock.”
  • proper-noun:
    • Alcatraz Island, an island in San Francisco Bay, California, United States Of America, previously a famous prison

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