ablution block

noun

Definition of ablution block

chiefly Australia, New Zealand & South Africa
: a building in a public area (such as a park or campground) with facilities for washing and one or more toilets The group will likely be building an ablution block in one of city's villages or communes—but won't know exactly what task they'll undertake until they arrive on Sunday. — Nicola Brennan-Tupara, Waikola (New Zealand) Times, 2 Mar. 2011

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First Known Use of ablution block

1962, in the meaning defined above

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“Ablution block.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ablution%20block. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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