Meaning of orphanage

or•phan•age

Pronunciation: (ôr'fu-nij), [key]
— n.
  1. an institution for the housing and care of orphans.
  2. the state of being an orphan; orphanhood.
  3. orphans collectively.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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