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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A room or an area in a hospital that is equipped for delivering babies.
  • n. A room or an area set aside for making or receiving deliveries, as for circulating books in a library.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An operating theatre or similar room in a hospital or other medical facility, furnished with suitable equipment and staffed by physicians, surgeons, or other medical workers, for the purpose of assisting mothers with the births of their babies.

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