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labour ward Line breaks: la¦bour ward

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Definition of labour ward in English:


A room in a hospital set aside for childbirth.
Example sentences
  • The Guidelines are meant for resident doctors working in the receiving room and the labor ward.
  • The day before, I had stopped by the labor ward to drop off some forms.
  • Most of them became change activists, within their labor wards and without.

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