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

  • n. Used as a courtesy title in Japanese-speaking areas as a suffix to the given name, surname, or title of the person being addressed, regardless of age or gender: Yamamoto san; sensei-san.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A letter of the Archaic Greek alphabet (uppercase Ϻ, lowercase ϻ) that came after pi and before qoppa.
  • n. A sanatorium.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See sampi and episemon, 2.


Japanese -san.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
sanatorium (Wiktionary)



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