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

- Specialized hospitals include trauma centers, rehabilitation hospitals, children's hospitals, seniors' (geriatric) hospitals, and hospitals for dealing...
- The Hospital is a 1971 satirical film directed by Arthur Hiller. It stars George C. Scott as Dr. Herbert Bock. The Hospital was written by Paddy Chayefsky...
- 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...
- The Hostile Hospital is the eighth novel in the children's book series A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket, the pseudonym of Daniel Handler...
- Hospital Records is an independent record label based in South London. Primarily releasing drum and b****, the label was started in 1996 by Tony Colman...
- history of hospitals has stretched over 2500 years, starting with precursors in the Ascelpian temples in ancient Greece and then the military hospitals in ancient...
- 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...
- Hospital emergency codes are coded messages often announced over a public address system of a hospital to alert staff to various cl****es of on-site emergencies...
- General Hospital (commonly abbreviated GH) is an American daytime television medical drama. It is listed in Guinness World Records as the longest-running...
- Hospital volunteers, also known as candy stripers, work without regular pay in a variety of health care settings, usually under the direct supervision...
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