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laz·a·ret

, lazaretto (laz'ă-ret, -ret'ō), Obsolete term for:
1. A hospital for the treatment of contagious diseases.
2. A place of detention for people in quarantine.
[It. lazzaretto, fr. lazzaro, a leper]

lazaretto

(lăz′ə-rĕt′ō) also

lazaret

or

lazarette

(-rĕt′)
n. pl. lazaret·tos also laza·rets or laza·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.

lazaretto

(1) Leprosarium. 
(2) A hospital for infectious disease(s). 
(3) A quarantine site.
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