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Definition of "latrines" []

  • Plural form of latrine. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "latrines" in a sentence
  • "In army camps the latrines are the points from which much infection is transmitted to troops, and thousands of the men have lost their lives by contracting typhoid fever transmitted in this manner."
  • "The Ministry of Finance which is the nominal owner of the land has publicly stated that no humanitarians are to provide support to illegal squatters, especially assistance that may be considered semi-permanent/permanent, such as latrines and health clinics."
  • "· Keep sources of pollution such as latrines at least 30 metres away from the well and downhilI from it if there is a slope (caution: in certain hard and fissured rocks, 30 metres is not enough)."