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
Before leaving the orphanage, tourists are given a guide to pouch-checking.
She was born Svetlana Nasibulina and was living in an orphanage in St. Petersburg, Russia, when she was adopted at age 5 by a couple in the United States.
An employee allegedly told children they'd be sent to an orphanage if their parents didn't pick them up on time.
My mother had grown up in an orphanage in Guadalajara.
The Congregation of Holy Cross established an orphanage in the neighborhood in 1849 just as the area was beginning to develop.
Children are given opium to keep them quiet, sent out to beg, turned over to orphanages or sold into marriage to pay for drugs.
An American airman, Mitchell was a chaplain’s assistant who frequently brought clothes and supplies to the orphanage.
For the past 10 years the club has made donations to help build transitional homes for boys and girls from orphanages in Romania and several members have made trips there.
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First Known Use of orphanage
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
ORPHANAGE Defined for Kids
Definition of orphanage for Students
: a place where children who have lost their parents live and are cared for
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