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What does HOD stand for?

HOD stands for House of Detention (various locations)

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  • Military and Government

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Detail will show high-end interiors and decoration in the majestic Priory Church at the Order of St John, and Platform will showcase talented up and coming designers in the subterranean Victorian prison at The House of Detention.
In common with many Leftist students, she opposed the war in Vietnam and after a demonstration was sent to a New York women's house of detention, where she suffered humiliating internal examinations.
Through a fortunate coincidence, there are nearly all thinkable destinations: house of detention, closed (high-security) prison, half-open prison, open prison division for drug-addicted offenders and a division for disturbed offenders, with all those possibilities for both men and women.
In these stories Oates is at her best as she explores the hearts and minds of a diverse group of women, from Sister Irene, the numb nun who discovers that she lives "in the region of ice," to "the girl" who yearns to escape her dull suburban life-style and ends up in a house of detention.