Definition of orphanage in English:
1A residential institution for the care and education of orphans.
- Some children are abandoned and end up in orphanages, which have a difficult time caring for them.
- Orphans from orphanages in northeastern Bulgaria work on the farm and produce milk from the cows.
- She spent her childhood in orphanages, reform schools, and mental institutions.
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