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laz·a·ret·to

 (lăz′ə-rĕt′ō) also laz·a·ret or laz·a·rette (-rĕt′)
n. pl. laz·a·ret·tos also laz·a·rets or laz·a·rettes
1. A hospital treating contagious diseases.
2. A building or ship used as a quarantine station.
3. often lazarette A storage space below deck or between decks on a ship or boat.

[Italian lazzaretto : blend of lazzaro, lazar (from Late Latin Lazarus, Lazarus; see lazar) and dialectal Nazareto, popular name for a hospital maintained in Venice by the Church of Santa Maria di Nazaret.]
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lazaretto

(ˌlæzəˈrɛtəʊ) ,

lazaret

or

lazarette

n, pl -rettos, -rets or -rettes
1. (Nautical Terms) nautical Also called: glory hole a small locker at the stern of a boat or a storeroom between decks of a ship
2. (Historical Terms) Also called: lazar house or pesthouse (formerly) a hospital for persons with infectious diseases, esp leprosy
[C16: Italian, from lazzaro lazar]
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laz•a•ret•to

(ˌlæz əˈrɛt oʊ)

also laz`a•ret′, laz`a•rette′,



n.
1. a hospital for those affected with contagious diseases, esp. leprosy.
2. a building or a ship set apart for quarantine purposes.
3. a small storeroom within the hull of a ship.
[1540–50; < Venetian lazareto, b. lazzaro lazar and Nazareto popular name of a hospital maintained in Venice by the Church of Santa Maria di Nazaret]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lazaretto - hospital for persons with infectious diseases (especially leprosy)
hospital, infirmary - a health facility where patients receive treatment
2.lazaretto - a small locker at the stern of a boat or between decks of a ship
locker, storage locker, cabinet - a storage compartment for clothes and valuables; usually it has a lock
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E, in modo analogo, Borgese la dipinge come il "limbo dell'immigrazione: un lazzaretto, un leprosario, un Antinferno," dove sostano "quelli che vorrebbero entrare in America e non ne hanno diritto o il diritto e dubbio" e "quelli che devono essere espulsi" (208).