noun, plural san·a·to·ri·ums, san·a·to·ri·a [san-uh-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-] /ˌsæn əˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-/.
Origin of sanatorium
Related Words for sanatoriasanitarium, shelter, clinic, ward, infirmary, hospice, institution, madhouse, surgery, asylum, bedlam, bughouse, nuthouse
Examples from the Web for sanatoria
Historical Examples of sanatoria
Now our sanatoria are nearly all founded on some special principle of therapeutics.Psychotherapy
James J. Walsh
(a) The Act of 1911 providing building grants for the establishment of sanatoria, dispensaries and other auxiliary institutions.
The middle zone of the Cameroon mountain has, however, a temperate climate and affords excellent sites for sanatoria.
The prisons are their sanatoria, the workhouses their homes of rest, and the casual ward their temporary conveniences.London's Underworld
In the neighbouring hills are sanatoria, like Jesu Maria, much favoured by the people of the plains who need a change.The Amazing Argentine
John Foster Fraser
US sanitarium (ˌsænɪˈtɛərɪəm)
noun plural -riums or -ria (-rɪə)
Word Origin for sanatorium
1839, Modern Latin, noun use of neuter of Late Latin adjective sanitorius "health-giving," from Latin sanat-, past participle stem of sanare "to heal," from sanus "well, healthy, sane" (see sane). Latin sanare is the source of Italian sanare, Spanish sanar.