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leprosarium

Saltos de línea: lepro|sar¦ium
Pronunciación: /ˌlɛprəˈsɛːrɪəm
 
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Definición de leprosarium en inglés:

sustantivo

A hospital for people with leprosy.
Example sentences
  • Now leprosariums have been built to help lepers to live normal lives with other able-bodied people.
  • Pressed to choose the most challenging and rewarding location, he cites the San Pablo leprosarium in the middle of the Amazon.
  • The monastery functioned as a leprosarium and Juliana served there as a canoness until ousted during a conflict with townspeople.

Origen

mid 19th century: from late Latin leprosus 'leprous' + -arium.

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