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sanitariumnoun [C]

uk   /ˌsæn.əˈteə.ri.əm/  us   /ˌsæn.əˈter.i.əm/ (plural sanitariums or sanitaria ) US
a sanatorium
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sanitariumnoun [C]

 us   /ˌsæn·ɪˈteər·i·əm/ (also sanatorium,  /ˌsæn·ɪˈtɔr·i·əm, -ˈtoʊr-/ )
(esp. in the past) a ​type of ​hospital for ​people who ​neededlongperiods of ​rest and ​treatment for ​theirillnesses: She ​died of ​tuberculosis at a sanitarium in Saranac Lake, N.Y., in 1914.
(Definition of sanitarium from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sanitarium”
in Spanish sanatorio…
in Vietnamese viện điều dưỡng…
in Malaysian sanatorium…
in Thai สถานที่พักฟื้น…
in French sanatorium…
in German das Sanatorium…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疗养院…
in Turkish sanatoryum hastanesi…
in Russian санаторий…
in Indonesian sanatorium…
in Chinese (Traditional) 療養院…
in Polish sanatorium…
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