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
After securing refuge in Constantinople, Cohar, unable to care for all her children, placed Kalajian in an orphanage.
Born in Germany to Orthodox Jews, she was sent to an orphanage at age 11 in Switzerland after the Nazis took her father.
Primary date: June 5 House of Representatives: California pediatrician Mai-Khanh Tran was brought to the United States at age 9 after months in an orphanage in Vietnam.
The Bakers donate the profits from their store to a local orphanage.
The baby was later taken to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust orphanage in Nairobi, where she was put on a drip and monitored overnight.
In another study, Goldberger was able to eliminate pellagra in an orphanage simply by feeding the children fresh vegetables, milk, meat and eggs.
She was raised from the age of 3 in a Nevada orphanage run by the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul.
Lisa Jansen was born in South Korea and lived in an orphanage here until she was adopted by an American family.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'orphanage.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
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
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up orphanage? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).