Definition of Orphan. Meaning of Orphan. Synonyms of Orphan

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Definition of Orphan

Orphan
Orphan Or"phan, a. Bereaved of parents, or (sometimes) of one parent.
Orphan
Orphan Or"phan, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Orphaned; p. pr. & vb. n. Orphaning.] To cause to become an orphan; to deprive of parents. --Young.

Meaning of Orphan from wikipedia

- An orphan (from the Gr****: ορφανός, romanized: orphanós) is someone whose parents have died, are unknown, or have permanently abandoned them. In common...
- Orphan is a 2009 American-Canadian-German-French psychological horror film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra and written by David Leslie Johnson from a story...
- Orphan Black is a Canadian science fiction thriller television series created by screenwriter Graeme Manson and director John Fawcett, starring Tatiana...
- An orphan drug is a pharmaceutical agent developed to treat medical conditions which, because they are so rare, would not be profitable to produce without...
- The Orphan Train Movement was a supervised welfare program that transported orphaned and homeless children from crowded Eastern cities of the United States...
- For orphaned articles in Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:Orphan An orphan is one who has lost both parents. Orphan may also refer to: The Orphan (film), 1960...
- An orphan work is a copyright-protected work for which rightsholders are positively indeterminate or uncontactable. Sometimes the names of the originators...
- An orphan film is a motion picture work that has been abandoned by its owner or copyright holder; also, any film that has suffered neglect. The exact origin...
- In typesetting, widows and orphans are lines at the beginning or end of a paragraph which are left dangling at the top or bottom of a page or column,...
- Orphan Black is a Canadian science fiction television series that premiered on March 30, 2013 on Space. The series was created by Graeme Manson and John...
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