Orphanage definitions

ôr'fə-nĭj
A public institution for the care and protection of children without parents.
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The condition of being an orphan.
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The condition of being a child without parents.
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An institution that is a home for orphans.
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Origin of orphanage

Attested since the 1570s; orphan +"Ž -age.