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almshousenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈɑːmz.haʊs/
a ​privatehousebuilt in the past where ​old or ​poorpeople could ​live without having to ​payrent
(Definition of almshouse from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “almshouse”
in Chinese (Simplified) (旧时的)贫民所,救济院…
in Chinese (Traditional) (舊時的)貧民所,救濟院…
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