- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)n. home, foundlings' home, shelter, refuge. See abode.II(Roget's IV) n.Syn. orphans' home, shelter, children's home, halfway house, asylum for orphaned children, institution, foundling home; see also school 1 .III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.foster home, group home, institution, asylum, refuge.
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Orphanage — Жанры дэт метал готический метал Годы 1987 2005 Страна … Википедия
Orphanage — Or phan*age, n. 1. The state of being an orphan; orphanhood; orphans, collectively. [1913 Webster] 2. An institution or asylum for the care of orphans. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
orphanage — 1570s, condition of being an orphan, from ORPHAN (Cf. orphan) (n.) + AGE (Cf. age). Meaning home for orphans is from 1865 … Etymology dictionary
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orphanage — [ôr′fən ij] n. 1. the condition of being an orphan 2. an institution that is a home for orphans … English World dictionary
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orphanage — UK [ˈɔː(r)f(ə)nɪdʒ] / US [ˈɔrfənədʒ] noun [countable] Word forms orphanage : singular orphanage plural orphanages a building where orphans live and are looked after … English dictionary
orphanage — or|phan|age [ˈo:fənıdʒ US ˈo:r ] n a large house where children who are orphans live and are taken care of ▪ He was raised in an orphanage … Dictionary of contemporary English
orphanage — [[t]ɔ͟ː(r)fənɪʤ[/t]] orphanages N COUNT An orphanage is a place where orphans live and are looked after … English dictionary
orphanage — noun (C) a place where orphan children live: He was raised in a Catholic orphanage … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
orphanage — noun Date: circa 1580 1. the state of being an orphan 2. an institution for the care of orphans … New Collegiate Dictionary