Associations to the word «Asylum»

Wiktionary

ASYLUM, noun. A place of safety.
ASYLUM, noun. The protection, physical and legal, afforded by such a place.
ASYLUM, noun. A place of protection or restraint for one or more classes of the disadvantaged, especially the mentally ill.
ASYLUM SEEKER, noun. Someone who flees their home country and seeks asylum in another; a refugee.
ASYLUM SEEKERS, noun. Plural of asylum seeker

Dictionary definition

ASYLUM, noun. A shelter from danger or hardship.
ASYLUM, noun. A hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person.

Wise words

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Joseph Conrad