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English definition of “sanatorium”

sanatorium

noun [C] uk   /ˌsæn.əˈtɔː.ri.əm/ us    /-ˈtɔːr.i-/ (plural sanatoriums or sanatoria) (US also sanitarium)
a special type of hospital, usually in the countryside, where people can have treatment and rest, especially when getting better after a long illnessMedical places and organizations
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