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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Pejorative terms for an insane asylum; A hospital for recuperation or for the treatment of chronic diseases.

Usage examples (32)
  • Thus he called his sanatorium in Kent "The Confessional," and his methods, there, followed pretty closely the methods of the mediæval
  • You see the sanatorium was a mighty fine piece of property, with a deer park and golf links.
  • At that rate, experts say, the return of the sanatorium is a real possibility in some cities.
  • The attendant who was with me most of the time while I remained at the sanatorium was the kindly one already mentioned. for more
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