Definition of cottage hospital in English:

cottage hospital

Line breaks: cot|tage hos|pital

noun

British
  • A small hospital in a country area.
    More example sentences
    • 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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