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bath·house

 (băth′hous′, bäth′-)
n.
1. A building with facilities for bathing.
2. A building with dressing rooms for swimmers.

bathhouse

(ˈbɑːθˌhaʊs)
n
a building containing baths, esp for public use

bath•house

(ˈbæθˌhaʊs, ˈbɑθ-)

n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz)
1. a structure, as at the seaside, containing dressing rooms for bathers.
2. a building having bathing facilities.
[1695–1705]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bathhouse - a building containing dressing rooms for bathersbathhouse - a building containing dressing rooms for bathers
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
dressing room - a room in which you can change clothes
2.bathhouse - a building containing public bathsbathhouse - a building containing public baths  
house - a building in which something is sheltered or located; "they had a large carriage house"
sudatorium, sudatory - a bathhouse for hot air baths or steam baths
Translations

bathhouse

[ˈbɑːθhaʊs] N (bathhouses (pl)) [ˈbɑːθhaʊzɪz]baño m

bathhouse

bath house [ˈbɑːθhaʊs] nbains mpl publics, bains-douches mpl

bathhouse

n (old)Bad(e)haus nt (old)
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The lady in black was reading her morning devotions on the porch of a neighboring bathhouse.
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Later, tent-like structures served as bathhouses until rickety wooden buildings were constructed.
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In his bold new book, Beyond Shame: Reclaiming the Abandoned History of Radical Gay Sexuality, Moore arums that by viewing the "vibrant sexual culture" of 1970s gay life (the bathhouses, the piers, the sex clubs) strictly as antecedents to AIDS, we've shut ourselves off from our liberation and creativity.
Now, with the bathhouses deteriorating, Hot Springs business leaders are wondering if there will be a savior.
In Azerbaijan, bathhouses or hammamshave been always a place not only for cleansing, but for communication, recreation and even treatment.
The Cabinet approved a bill Tuesday that calls for banning the installation of all filming or photographing devices at public bathhouses, restrooms and other places vulnerable to privacy violations.
Since the very beginning of civilization, bathhouses were among the key urban structures.
The majority of the Hale Bathhouse was built in 1892, making it the oldest of the bathhouses on the city's famed Bathhouse Row.
Renovated building from 1900 is part of the hotel complex of six interconnected bathhouses.