Orphanage meaning

ôrfə-nĭj
Frequency:
A public institution for the care and protection of children without parents.
noun
14
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The condition of being a child without parents.
noun
8
7
An institution that is a home for orphans.
noun
4
7
The condition of being an orphan.
noun
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9
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0
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Origin of orphanage

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

    From Wiktionary