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la·trine

 (lə-trēn′)
n.
A communal toilet of a type often used in a camp or barracks.

[From French latrines, privies, from Old French, from Latin lātrīna, privy, from lavātrīna, bath, privy; see leu(ə)- in Indo-European roots.]
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latrine

(ləˈtriːn)
n
a lavatory, as in a barracks, camp, etc
[C17: from French, from Latin lātrīna, shortened form of lavātrīna bath, from lavāre to wash]
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la•trine

(ləˈtrin)

n.
a toilet or something used as a toilet, esp. in a military installation.
[1635–45; < French < Latin lātrīna, short for lavātrīna place for washing, derivative of lavāre to wash]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.latrine - a public toilet in a military area
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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Translations
مِرْحاض
latrína
latrin
illemhely
salerni
išvietė
tualete
latrína
helâ

latrine

[ləˈtriːn] Nletrina f
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latrine

[ləˈtriːn] nlatrines fpl
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latrine

nLatrine f
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latrine

[ləˈtriːn] nlatrina
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

latrine

(ləˈtriːn) noun
a lavatory, especially one used by soldiers etc.
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latrine

n letrina
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They had to hold their noses and put their horses to a trot to escape from the poisoned atmosphere of these latrines.
Is a foul and dark latrine, And the fetid breath of living Death
The charity being supported was Toilet Twinning, an organisation dedicated to bringing water and sanitation to the world's poorest people by providing latrines.
Members of RPF Inkotanyi in Musanze district have committed to construct 10,000 latrines for needy families to fight against poor hygiene.
She said many people find it anomalous when she decided to close down her salon business and join her husband in unblocking and emptying sewerage lines, septic and pit latrines in learning and other institutions.
Bako said that the state government had banned open defecation and pit latrines and the stipulated sanitary facility for each house was either a water system or Ventilated Improved Pits (VIP) latrines.
In addition to intraspecific communication, signals deposited at latrines may also be interpreted by individuals from nontarget species.
It came to light that most latrines meant for health centres are now used by community members and it is making the place untidy and poses threat to the people who visit the place.
Now, you can see many latrines at their villages," said Sumonta Barman, a development worker of Institute for Environment and Development (IED) who is working for creating awareness among the ethnic people at Nanni area of Nalitabari in Sherpur district.
After publishing a series of Facebook posts in late March accusing NGOs of polluting the Litani through poor management of latrines, the LRA filed a lawsuit against Intersos and World Vision.
'We need to have more public latrines to prevent people from attending to nature's call in public places.