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
Examples from the Web for sanatorium
Another man, sitting in the playground of a sanatorium, was watching his toddler play on the slide of a jungle gym.Ukraine Families Flee Into the Forest to Escape Brutal Fighting in Sloviansk|Yusuf Sayman|June 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yes, she says that her daughter was taken to a sanatorium on account of a contagious disease.Three Plays|Luigi Pirandello
It is surrounded by fir-clad hills and possesses numerous handsome 217 villa residences, a Kurhaus, sanatorium, &c.
He told me to tell you he'd be back to-morrow with definite information—about the sanatorium business.The Straw|Eugene O'Neill
For all I had had so much to do with the sanatorium, I never forgot that I was only the spring-house girl.Where There's A Will|Mary Roberts Rinehart
The sanatorium of Dalhousie, though within the state, is attached to the district of Gurdaspur.
British Dictionary definitions for sanatorium
US sanitarium (ˌsænɪˈtɛərɪəm)
noun plural -riums or -ria (-rɪə)
Word Origin for sanatorium
Word Origin and History 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.