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hospitium

[ho-spish-ee-uh m] /hɒˈspɪʃ i əm/
noun, plural hospitia
[ho-spish-ee-uh] /hɒˈspɪʃ i ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a hospice.
Origin of hospitium
1640-1650
1640-50; < Latin: hospitable reception, entertainment, place of entertainment, equivalent to hospit- (stem of hospes) host, guest, stranger + -ium -ium
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