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Noun: sanatorium (sanatoriums,sanatoria)  ,sa-nu'to-ree-um
  1. A hospital for recuperation or for the treatment of chronic diseases
    - sanatarium, sanitarium, san
  2. Pejorative term for an insane asylum
    - Bedlam, booby hatch, crazy house, cuckoo's nest, funny farm, funny house, loony bin, madhouse, nut house, nuthouse, snake pit, lunatic asylum, san

Derived forms: sanatoriums, sanatoria

Type of: asylum, hospital, infirmary, insane asylum, institution, mental home, mental hospital, mental institution, psychiatric hospital

Encyclopedia: Sanatorium, Mississippi