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sanitarium

[ san-i-tair-ee-uhm ]
/ ˌsæn ɪˈtɛər i əm /
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noun, plural san·i·tar·i·ums, san·i·tar·i·a [san-i-tair-ee-uh]. /ˌsæn ɪˈtɛər i ə/.

an institution for the preservation or recovery of health, especially for convalescence; health resort.

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Also sanatorium.

Origin of sanitarium

1850–55; <Latin sānit(ās) health (see sanity) + -ārium-ary
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British Dictionary definitions for sanitarium

sanitarium
/ (ˌsænɪˈtɛərɪəm) /

noun plural -riums or -ria (-rɪə)

the US spelling of sanatorium

Word Origin for sanitarium

C19: from Latin sānitās health
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Medical definitions for sanitarium

sanitarium
[ săn′ĭ-târē-əm ]

n.

sanatorium
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