Definition of Hospital. Meaning of Hospital. Synonyms of Hospital

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Definition of Hospital

Hospital
Hospital Hos"pi*tal, a. [L. hospitalis: cf. OF. hospital.] Hospitable. [Obs.] --Howell.
Hospital
Hospital Hos"pi*tal, n. [OF. hospital, ospital, F. h[^o]pital, LL. hospitale (or perh. E. hospital is directly from the Late Latin), from L. hospitalis relating to a guest, hospitalia apartments for guests, fr. hospes guest. See Host a landlord, and cf. Hostel, Hotel, Spital.] 1. A place for shelter or entertainment; an inn. [Obs.] --Spenser. 2. A building in which the sick, injured, or infirm are received and treated; a public or private institution founded for reception and cure, or for the refuge, of persons diseased in body or mind, or disabled, infirm, or dependent, and in which they are treated either at their own expense, or more often by charity in whole or in part; a tent, building, or other place where the sick or wounded of an army cared for. Hospital ship, a vessel fitted up for a floating hospital. Hospital Sunday, a Sunday set apart for simultaneous contribution in churches to hospitals; as, the London Hospital Sunday.

Meaning of Hospital from wikipedia

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- A teaching hospital or university hospital is a hospital or medical center that provides medical education and training to ****ure and current health professionals...
- A hospital corpsman (HM) /ˈkɔːrmən/ (or corpsman for short) is an enlisted medical specialist of the United States Navy, who may also serve in a U.S. Marine...
- General Hospital (commonly abbreviated GH) is an American daytime television medical drama. It is listed in Guinness World Records as the longest-running...
- A military hospital is a hospital that is owned and operated by the armed forces. They are often reserved for the use of military personnel and their dependents...
- Hospitalism (or ana****ic depression in its sublethal form) was a pediatric diagnosis used in the 1930s to describe infants who wasted away while in hospital...
- A hospital ship is a ship designated for primary function as a floating medical treatment facility or hospital. Most are operated by the military forces...
- St Paul's Hospital, first established in 1749. 1749 — British Lying-In Hospital opened at 24 Endell Street 1913 — British Lying-In Hospital closed 1923...
- The Hospital Authority is a statutory body managing all the government hospitals and institutes in Hong Kong. It is under the governance of its board and...
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