sanatorium

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sanatorium pejorative terms for an insane asylum
    • n sanatorium a hospital for recuperation or for the treatment of chronic diseases
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sanatorium An establishment for the treatment of the sick; a resort for invalids. See Sanitarium.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sanatorium A place to which people go for the sake of health; a locality to which people resort to regain health; also, a house, hotel, or medical institution in such a locality, designed to accommodate invalids: specifically applied to military stations on the mountains or tablelands of tropical countries, with climates suited to the health of Europeans.
    • n sanatorium A hospital, usually a private hospital for the treatment of patients who are not beyond the hope of cure.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. See Sanatory

Usage

In literature:

Napier will be the sanatorium of that side of the world one of these days.
"Recollections" by David Christie Murray
He said that he couldn't find you at the sanatorium.
"Glory of Youth" by Temple Bailey
I'll write to-night to Dr. Stanton of the Hill Farm Sanatorium and find out if he has a vacancy.
"The Straw" by Eugene O'Neill
She is safe enough in some Sanatorium, depend upon it.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 104, March 11, 1893" by Various
This is not a prison, it's a sanatorium.
"The Man Who Lost Himself" by H. De Vere Stacpoole
A favourable account of Dr. Weiler's sanatorium follows.
"The Better Germany in War Time" by Harold Picton
The fellow wasn't so badly hurt but what he must have been around again, by the time I went back to the sanatorium.
"The Last Woman" by Ross Beeckman
The remainder of the journey to the Sanatorium (6,000 feet) is made in the saddle or by sedan chair.
"Across the Equator" by Thomas H. Reid
His sanatorium was a model one.
"Fantômas" by Pierre Souvestre
The place is a general sanatorium; it's advertised so.
"The Dominant Dollar" by Will Lillibridge
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In news:

The Swiss town of Davos was once famed as a sanatorium.
Methodist Deaconess Sanatorium was a hallmark of Albuquerque, dubbed TB Town.
Methodist Deaconess Sanatorium, built in 1912 at Central and Pine in Albuquerque, was designed in California Mission Revival style, like the Alvarado Hotel and the YMCA at First and Central.
A Mind-Bending Showdown Between Ego and Id in a Crumbling Sanatorium.
INTERVIEWS 'THE HOUR-GLASS SANATORIUM '.
A Mind-Bending Showdown Between Ego and Id in a Crumbling Sanatorium .
Placed above the valley fog and below the Sierra snowline, the grounds near the former Weimar Joint Sanatorium are ideal for year-round walks.
America's Most Haunted: Waverly Hills Sanatorium , Louisville, KY. By chynna 4 weeks ago.
This past May I took a trip down to Lousiville, Kentucky and got the chance to check out one of the most haunted places in America, Waverly Hills Sanatorium .
With a mortgage, donations and some help from our Commercial Club, Southwestern Presbyterian Sanatorium opened in 1908.
Presbyterian Sanatorium became — you guessed it — Presbyterian Hospital.
In the meantime, Happy Birthday, Southwestern Presbyterian Sanatorium .
A Mind- Bending Showdown Between Ego and Id in a Crumbling Sanatorium.
A History of Waverly Hills Tuberculosis Sanatorium" and "Phantoms and Spirits.
Franz Kafka was so sickly and miserable that he whiled away half his life in sanatoriums and wrote volumes about man's alienation in a grotesque, unintelligible, and hostile world.
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