hospital

10 ENTRIES FOUND:

hos·pi·tal

noun, often attrib \ˈhäs-ˌpit-əl\

Definition of HOSPITAL

1
: a charitable institution for the needy, aged, infirm, or young
2
a : an institution where the sick or injured are given medical or surgical care—when used in British English following a preposition, the article is usually omitted <came and saw me in hospital—Robert Graves> b : a place for the care and treatment of sick and injured animals

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