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Definition of "sanitarium" []

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sanitarium" in a sentence
  • "Races, which was written by a number of MGM contract writers including George Seaton (who later went on to write and direct Miracle on 34th Street), seems to me to soften the Brothers up quite a bit more; Groucho's less of a * schnorrer*, Chico has a real job (working at the sanitarium), as does Harpo (a jockey?!), and their goals are even nobler: they don't just want to help out young lovers, they want to save a failing sanitarium from the evil businessman."
  • "And just in case those meddlesome friends of Hugh's manage to get wind of what we've done, the sanitarium is the safest place she could be!"
  • "The proprietor of the so-called sanitarium was also arrested, and both prisoners were driven down to the Brooklyn police station."