nursing home

noun

Definition of nursing home

  1. :  a public or private residential facility providing a high level of long-term personal or nursing care for persons (such as the aged or the chronically ill) who are unable to care for themselves properly

1880

First Known Use of nursing home

1880


NURSING HOME Defined for English Language Learners

nursing home

noun

Definition of nursing home for English Language Learners

  • : a place where people who are old or who are unable to take care of themselves can live and be taken care of


Medical Dictionary

nursing home

noun

Medical Definition of nursing home

  1. :  a public or private residential facility providing a high level of long-term personal and nursing care for persons (such as the aged or the chronically ill) who are unable to care for themselves properly



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