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Definition of "insane asylum" [insane asylum]

  • A facility designed where persons with serious mental disorders are housed. (noun)

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Use "insane asylum" in a sentence
  • "The benevolent institutions maintained by the State include an insane asylum situated at Chattahoochee, a school for the blind, deaf, and dumb at St. Augustine, and a reform school for youthful delinquents at Marianna."
  • "Or maybe she’s getting her own bedside phone at the insane asylum and wants to put you on auto-dial."
  • "The insane asylum on Blackwell's Island is a human rat-trap."