An institution that provides care and shelter
Something that physically protects, especially from danger
The state of being protected or safeguarded, as from danger or hardship
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Let him prepare an asylum for them in Russia!
Your excellency, the superintendent of the lunatic asylum has come: what are your commands?
In the vicinity are the Surrey county asylum and a female convict prison.
Venice, like Rome and other famous cities, was an asylum city.
The Oxford Orphan Asylum at Oxford (1872) is supported partly by the Masonic Order and partly by the state.