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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishorphanageor‧phan‧age /ˈɔːfənɪdʒ $ ˈɔːr-/ noun [countable]  SSCSEa large house where children who are orphans live and are taken care of He was raised in an orphanage.
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orphanageThe heading may also cover orphanages.Thousands of children were murdered, put in orphanages, given away or sold for adoption abroad.This Jesuit was not only a profound preacher, but the founder of orphanages and improver of prison conditions.That was after Mr Lewis at the orphanage died.Oh, he remembered honeyed, frail evenings walking in the walled grounds of the orphanage.Been out of the orphanage almost two years.When the baby went on squalling, the orphanage offered her a substitute; she declined the offer.They done tore the orphanage down.