an institution for the preservation or recovery of health, especially for convalescence; health resort.
- Also sanatorium.
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How to use sanitarium in a sentence
I never made it all the way through the novel’s saga of Hans Castorp’s stay in a sanitarium for patients seeking treatment for tuberculosis.
One such home, in the city of Sochi, used to be a sanitarium.
Then I began to tell people at the sanitarium and wired my friends in Berlin advising them how to get out of Germany.Ways of War and Peace | Delia Austrian
But I was comforted by the fact that though there were plenty of wealthy men in our sanitarium, they were all in the same box.Ways of War and Peace | Delia Austrian
The other letter was addressed to the doctor at the sanitarium.
British Dictionary definitions for sanitarium
the US spelling of sanatorium
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