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almshouse

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈɑːmz.haʊs/
a private house built in the past where old or poor people could live without having to pay rent
Translations of “almshouse”
in Chinese (Traditional) (舊時的)貧民所,救濟院…
in Chinese (Simplified) (旧时的)贫民所,救济院…
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