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lunatic asylumnoun [C]

uk   /ˈluː.nə.tɪk əˌsaɪ.ləm/ us   /ˈluː.nə.t̬ɪk əˌsaɪ.ləm/ old-fashioned
a hospital for mentally ill people. This word is now considered offensive.
(Definition of lunatic asylum from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lunatic asylum”
in Chinese (Simplified) 精神病院,疯人院…
in Chinese (Traditional) 精神病院,瘋人院…
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