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Meaning of "leprosarium" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD LEPROSARIUM

From Medieval Latin: see leper.
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PRONUNCIATION OF LEPROSARIUM

leprosarium  [ˌlɛprəˈsɛərɪəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LEPROSARIUM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Leprosarium is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LEPROSARIUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

leprosarium

Leper colony

A leper colony, leprosarium, or lazar house is a place to quarantine people with leprosy, which is also known as Hansen's disease. The term lazaretto can refer to quarantine sites, which were at some time also leper colonies.

Definition of leprosarium in the English dictionary

The definition of leprosarium in the dictionary is a hospital or other centre for the treatment or care of lepers.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LEPROSARIUM


aquarium
əˈkwɛərɪəm
armamentarium
ˌɑːməmɛnˈtɛərɪəm
barium
ˈbɛərɪəm
caldarium
kælˈdɛərɪəm
columbarium
ˌkɒləmˈbɛərɪəm
dolphinarium
ˌdolfɪˈnɛərɪəm
frigidarium
ˌfrɪdʒɪˈdɛərɪəm
fusarium
fjuːˈzɛərɪəm
herbarium
hɜːˈbɛərɪəm
honorarium
ˌɒnəˈrɛərɪəm
insectarium
ˌɪnsɛkˈtɛərɪəm
oceanarium
ˌəʊʃəˈnɛərɪəm
planetarium
ˌplænɪˈtɛərɪəm
rosarium
rəʊˈzɛərɪəm
samarium
səˈmɛərɪəm
sanitarium
ˌsænɪˈtɛərɪəm
solarium
səʊˈlɛərɪəm
tepidarium
ˌtɛpɪˈdɛərɪəm
terrarium
tɛˈrɛərɪəm
vivarium
vaɪˈvɛərɪəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LEPROSARIUM

leporid
leporine
Leporis
Leppard
LEPRA
leprechaun
leprechaunish
lepromatous
leprosaria
leprose
leproserie
leprosery
leprosity
leprosy
leprotic
leprous
leprously
leprousness
lepta
leptin

WORDS THAT END LIKE LEPROSARIUM

auditorium
cinerarium
conarium
evangeliarium
formicarium
ophidiarium
orarium
polyparium
polyzoarium
puparium
ranarium
seaquarium
septarium
spermarium
sudarium
syllabarium
termitarium
unguentarium
velarium
vibracularium
zoarium

Synonyms and antonyms of leprosarium in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «leprosarium» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LEPROSARIUM

Find out the translation of leprosarium to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of leprosarium from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «leprosarium» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

麻风病院
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

leprosería
570 millions of speakers

English

leprosarium
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

leprosarium
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

leprosarium
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

лепрозорий
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

leprosário
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

leprosarium
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

léproserie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Leprosarium
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Lepra
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

leprosarium
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

나병
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Leprosarium
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

leprosarium
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தொழு நோய் மருத்துவமனை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लेप्रोशोरम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

leprosarium
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

lebbrosario
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

leprozorium
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

лепрозорій
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

spitalul pentru leprosi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

λεπροκομείο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

leproserie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

leprosarium
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

leprasykehus
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of leprosarium

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LEPROSARIUM»

The term «leprosarium» is normally little used and occupies the 141.141 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LEPROSARIUM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about leprosarium

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LEPROSARIUM»

Discover the use of leprosarium in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to leprosarium and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Orphans of Byzantium: Child Welfare in the Christian Empire
emperor Justin II (565-571) required that the Orphanotropheion make regular payment to the leprosarium to help sustain its patients.23 A later law of Leo VI ( 886-912) confirmed this story by referring to Justin's special monetary gift to the ...
Timothy S. Miller, 2003
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Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States
Members performing maintenance duties on buildings comprising the leprosarium ? d. Members performing routine inspections of the leprosarium. The discussion in Committee Action No. 161 relating to these questions indicates uncertainty ...
United States. General Accounting Office, 1957
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Walking Corpses: Leprosy in Byzantium and the Medieval West
Saint Lazarus (Candia): leprosarium of, 134–35 Saint Lazarus (Paris): leprosarium of, 130–31 Saint Stephen's Church (Jerusalem), 145 salves, 13, 55, 68, 70 satyriasis, 8, 11–12, 61–62, 63–64, 157 Sebasteia: leper asylum at, 38, 73 –74, ...
Timothy S. Miller, John W. Nesbitt, 2014
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Leprosy and Stigma in the South Pacific: A Region-by-Region ...
They didn't have windows, they had shutters because of the hurricanes.53 Setting up this leprosarium was obviously quite different to that established by the Fijian government at Makogai—which was on a planned basis rather than an “as  ...
Dorothy McMenamin, 2011
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We Shall Bear Witness: Life Narratives and Human Rights
However, Japan's policy makers attempted to overcome these financial hurdles by forcing patients to work for low wages. At the National Leprosarium Tama Zensho-en, located in the suburbs of Tokyo, labor for patients began on a voluntary ...
Meg Jensen, Margaretta Jolly, 2014
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Mixed Medicines: Health and Culture in French Colonial Cambodia
termining appropriate treatment. Those with the means to guarantee their existence at home were allowed to remain under medical surveillance in their domicile. Those without were sent to a leprosarium. The guarantee of support was based ...
Sokhieng Au, 2012
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A Woman with Demons: The Life of Kamiya Mieko
Then, in  a psychiatric research project at Nagashima Aiseien Leprosarium emerged as a possible topic and she wrote Dr Mitsuda, head of the leprosarium, to inquire if it was possible for her to conduct a survey there.12 According to ...
Yuzo Ota, 2006
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Secret Green Beret Commandos in Cambodia: A Memorial History ...
We had some concrete-block making equipment, so we moved that to the Leprosarium for a short while. We helped build them a new concrete block, wood truss and metal roofed medical clinic first, and then started on the living quarters.
Fred S. Lindsey, Ltc Fred S. Lindsey Usa Ret, 2012
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Cross and Scalpel. Jean-Marie Coquard Among the Egba of ...
In my view the vicariate owes to the leprosarium the remainder of the sum after all bills for the construction are paid. Moreover, when the donor learned that there were more than five lepers in the leprosarium, she was again angry. She wanted  ...
Edmund M. Hogan, 2013
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Hope: An International Human Becoming Perspective
Carville, a U.S. leprosarium, was founded as the Louisiana Leper Home in 1894. It is now the Gillis W. Long Hansen's Disease Center, where about 140 residents still live today (Parascandola, 1994). Betty reflected her lived experience of ...
Rosemarie Rizzo Parse, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LEPROSARIUM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term leprosarium is used in the context of the following news items.
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Feedback: Notes on Aramark, Slipknot, and the Rolling Stones
That prisons and mental hospitals take over where the leprosarium left off, that instead of helping the mentally ill, we isolate and abuse, school ... «Detroit Metro Times, Jul 15»
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10 Photos Of Iran's Last Living Lepers
More informally known as a leper colony, the leprosarium in the village was founded in 1933 and 230 patients and their families still call it home ... «Refinery29, Jul 15»
3
In-depth - Arena
Next to the streams thus rose a leprosarium — a dormitory offering free food and residence to anyone who came seeking treatment. «DAWN.com, Jun 15»
4
Global Evangelical Church Women donate to Ho Leprosarium
The Women's Ministry of the Global Evangelical Church has donated assorted items to the Schoonhoven Cured Lepers Village, also known as ... «GhanaWeb, Jun 15»
5
“I'm not English … I don't feel Greek … I'm not a 'Territorian' … I am …
Grandmother (Yiayia) had a chookpen and won a contract to supply Darwin Hospital and the Leprosarium with eggs. Almost every writer ... «Crikey, Jun 15»
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Montgomery debutantes take first bows
... clinic alongside medical students from the University of Texas, as well as participating in rotations in a psychiatric hospital and leprosarium. «Montgomery Advertiser, Jun 15»
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Director Naomi Kawase has finally made a 'real Japanese film'
Then the shop's flighty owner (Miyoko Asada) hears that Tokue is a live-in patient at a nearby leprosarium and tells Sentaro to fire her. «The Japan Times, Jun 15»
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Rise above politics and love each other – 2nd Lady to Christians
She also donated some health materials through the church to be given to the leprosarium in the area. About 1,000 members of the church ... «Citifmonline, May 15»
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Foreign Film Friday: The House Is Black (1962)
The 21-minute film essay depicts the everyday lives of men, women and children who inhabit a leprosarium in northern Iran. Shot in black and ... «Cincinnati CityBeat, May 15»
10
A second chance
... and chief ministers covet) and, among other things, a little-known gem — the leprosarium at the edge of town, an exquisite alpine village. «Hindu Business Line, May 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Leprosarium [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/leprosarium>. Nov 2019 ».
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