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Another word for hospice

  1. An institution that provides care and shelter

      1. (Obs.) A sanctuary, as a temple, where criminals, debtors, etc. were safe from arrest
      2. The protection given by a sanctuary or refuge or by one country to refugees from another country
      3. An institution for the care of people, especially those with physical or mental impairments, who require organized supervision or assistance.
      1. (Computing) A key that when pressed causes the cursor to go to the first character of the current line, or on the Internet to the top of the web page.
      2. A place thought of as home
      3. (--- Games) Home base.
      1. An institution providing medical, surgical, or psychiatric testing and treatment for people who are ill, injured, pregnant, etc. on an inpatient, outpatient, or emergency care basis: often involved with public health programs, research, medical education, etc.
      2. A repair shop for specified items:
      3. (Chiefly British) A charitable institution, such as an orphanage or a home for the elderly.
      1. Something that covers or protects; protection, or place affording protection, as from the elements or danger
      2. The state of being covered or protected:
      3. Something, especially a structure, that provides cover or protection, as from the weather:
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