asylum

[ uh-sahy-luhm ]SEE DEFINITION OF asylum

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ASYLUM

He threatens with all the rigour of the law those who dare to give his wife an asylum.

Advocated with more heat than light by the outmates of every asylum for the insane.

They picked up the ladder and looked toward the asylum building.

Had the asylum authorities found out about it and removed his father?

It had been strung by some of the asylum attendants and was a private wire.

They found out where he was, but just as they were about to aid him the asylum was moved away.

He finally decided to send her to an asylum which I superintended, to cure her alcoholism.

At 104 years old she was still living in the asylum at Les Tulettes.

He was afflicted with homicidal mania, and was confined for a time in the asylum at Tulettes.

A separation was arranged, and Durieu ultimately died in an asylum.

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nouncrowded, wild, and chaotic place
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