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asylums

noun
plural of asylum

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1 a place where insane people are cared for
  • volunteered to play piano for the residents of the state asylum on weekends

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2 something (as a building) that offers cover from the weather or protection from danger
  • the embassy serves as an asylum for that country's nationals in need of help

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“Asylums.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/asylums. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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