maternity ward Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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maternity wardnoun [C]

uk   us  
the ​part of a ​hospital in which women give ​birth and where they are taken ​care of after giving ​birth
(Definition of maternity ward from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “maternity ward”
in Chinese (Simplified) 产科病房…
in Chinese (Traditional) 產科病房…
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