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asylum


asylum

noun

Definition of ASYLUM

1
a place where insane people are cared for <volunteered to play piano for the residents of the state asylum on weekends>
2
something (as a building) that offers cover from the weather or protection from danger <the embassy serves as an asylum for that country's nationals in need of help>

March 02, 2015
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Having a changeable luster or color
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