noun, plural sanatoriums, sanatoria
[san-uh-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-] /ˌsæn əˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-/ (Show IPA)
a hospital for the treatment of chronic diseases, as tuberculosis or various nervous or mental disorders.
noun (pl) -riums, -ria (-rɪə)
an institution for the medical care and recuperation of persons who are chronically ill
a health resort
(Brit) a room in a boarding school where sick pupils may be treated in isolation
sanatorium san·a·to·ri·um (sān’ə-tôr’ē-əm) or san·a·tar·i·um (-târ’ē-əm)
n. pl. san·a·to·ri·ums or san·a·to·ri·a (-tôr’ē-ə) or san·a·tar·i·ums or san·a·tar·i·a (-târ’ē-ə)
An institution for the treatment of chronic diseases or for medically supervised recuperation.
A resort for improvement or maintenance of health, especially for convalescents. Also called sanitarium.
noun, plural sanbenitos. (under the Spanish Inquisition) 1. an ornamented garment worn by a condemned heretic at an auto-da-fé. 2. a penitential garment worn by a confessed heretic, of yellow for the penitent, of black for the impenitent. noun (pl) -tos 1. a yellow garment bearing a red cross, worn by penitent heretics in the […]
[san bur-ner-dee-noh, -bur-nuh-] /ˈsæn ˌbɜr nərˈdi noʊ, -ˌbɜr nə-/ noun 1. a city in S California. 2. Mount, a mountain in S California, a peak of the San Bernardino Mountains. 10,630 feet (3240 meters). 3. a mountain pass in the Alps, in SE Switzerland. 6766 feet (2060 meters) high. San Bernardino /sæn ˌbɜːnəˈdiːnəʊ/ noun 1. […]
plural noun 1. a mountain range in S California. Highest peak, San Gorgonio, 11,485 feet (3500 meters).
[san ber-nahr-doh; Spanish sahn ber-nahr-th aw] /ˌsæn bərˈnɑr doʊ; Spanish ˌsɑn bɛrˈnɑr ðɔ/ noun 1. a city in central Chile, S of Santiago.