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  • n. A place to quarantine leprous people.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a lazaretto; also, a hospital for quarantine.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. hospital for persons with infectious diseases (especially leprosy)

Etymologies

lazar + house (Wiktionary)

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