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orphanage

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noun or·phan·age \ˈȯr-fə-nij, ˈȯrf-nij\

Simple Definition of orphanage

  • : a place where children whose parents have died can live and be cared for : a home for orphans

Full Definition of orphanage

  1. 1 :  the state of being an orphan

  2. 2 :  an institution for the care of orphans

Examples of orphanage

  1. After the death of his parents, he was raised in an orphanage.



Circa 1580

First Known Use of orphanage

circa 1580


ORPHANAGE Defined for Kids

orphanage

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noun or·phan·age \ˈȯr-fə-nij\

Definition of orphanage

  1. :  a place where children who have lost their parents live and are cared for





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