Entry from British & World English dictionary
A small hospital in a country area.
- In emergencies it could call on rescue teams, a fire station, an ambulance service, a first-aid clinic, a cottage hospital and a police station with an inspector, a sergeant and seven constables.
- Later in the week, I finished another clinic at a cottage hospital soon after midday.
- I swapped a radiological session at my base hospital for a session at a local cottage hospital just two miles down the hill.
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