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English definition of “sanatorium”

sanatorium

noun [C]     /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 illness Medical places and organizations
(Definition of sanatorium noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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