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 for dinosaur pen
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  dinosaur pen
   n.
  
      A traditional mainframe computer room complete with raised flooring,
      special power, its own ultra-heavy-duty air conditioning, and a side order
      of Halon fire extinguishers. See boa.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  dinosaur pen
  
     A traditional mainframe computer room complete with raised
     flooring, special power, its own ultra-heavy-duty air
     conditioning, and a side order of Halon fire extinguishers.
  
     See boa.
  
     (1995-11-17)
  

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