Examples of orphanage in a Sentence
After the death of his parents, he was raised in an orphanage.
Recent Examples of orphanage from the Web
The festival is a fundraiser for the Corazón de Vida Foundation, a nonprofit that supports orphaned or abandoned children at 10 orphanages throughout Northern Baja.
Even after they are adopted into stable and loving families, children who were initially reared in institutionalized care (such as orphanages) show psychological and biological consequences many years later.
Rousseau left his own four newborn babies, one after the other, on the steps of an orphanage.
Also receiving Conway’s recognition were the Forest Arms Apartments in Detroit, as well as a group that oversees the preservation of lighthouses in the Upper Peninsula, and a former 1915 orphanage-turned-new apartment complex in the UP’s Marquette.
Born with a disease called spina bifida, which paralyzed her from the waist down, McFadden still remembers the first six years of her life, spent in a Russian orphanage during the fall of the Soviet Union.
Doering started digging and discovered that two girls were brought to the Chinese orphanage on the same day.
Leighanna Kolp of Chugiak spent the first three years of her life in an orphanage in Taiwan.
In 2000, the Romanian government invited Nelson and a team of researchers into its state orphanages to advise them on a humanitarian crisis that the country’s previous policies had created.
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ORPHANAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of orphanage for English Language Learners
: a place where children whose parents have died can live and be cared for : a home for orphans
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