Definitions for INFIRMARYɪnˈfɜr mə ri
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a health facility where patients receive treatment
A place where sick or injured people are cared for, especially a small hospital; sickhouse.
A clinic or dispensary within another institution.
Origin: From infirmaria, from infirmus.
a hospital, or place where the infirm or sick are lodged and nursed gratuitously, or where out-patients are treated
Origin: [Cf. OE. fermerie, OF. enfermerie, F. infirmerie, LL. infirmaria. See Infirm.]
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It is a bizarre irony, in general, if you went to the infirmary in Auschwitz, if you didn't get out of there pretty quickly you were finished ... but yet at that moment in time being there meant you had a higher chance of survival.
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