Definitions for INFIRMARYɪnˈfɜr mə ri

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•fir•ma•ryɪnˈfɜr mə ri(n.)(pl.)-ries.

  1. a place for the care of the infirm, sick, or injured; hospital or facility serving as a hospital:

    a school infirmary.

Origin of infirmary:

1425–75; late ME < ML

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hospital, infirmary(noun)

    a health facility where patients receive treatment

Wiktionary

  1. infirmary(Noun)

    A place where sick or injured people are cared for, especially a small hospital; sickhouse.

  2. infirmary(Noun)

    A clinic or dispensary within another institution.

  3. Origin: From infirmaria, from infirmus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Infirmary(noun)

    a hospital, or place where the infirm or sick are lodged and nursed gratuitously, or where out-patients are treated


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

infirmary(noun)

a name given to some hospitals.

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