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latrine

[lə‚trēn]
(engineering)
A toilet facility, either fixed or of a portable nature, such as is maintained underground for use by miners.

latrine

1. A public toilet.
2. A privy.
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She said she was also aware that two pit latrine blocks were old and full, and that council was in the process of outsourcing emptying them.
The six died when they fell into a pit latrine that they were standing on during the ceremony known as "Nikah".
The school was ordered to build 17 pit latrines for boys, 8 for girls, treat bedbugs in the girls dormitory, and ensure proper waste disposal.
The packaged latrine itself, which includes both underground basin and toilet seat, will usually be priced at about $50, with suppliers setting their own installation prices.
With her new book, Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow has justifiably retained her status as "Queen of the Roman Latrine.
Latrines are a type of primitive toilet that collects human faeces, and the word latrine originates from Latin 'latrina' or 'lavatrina' meaning 'to wash'.
To assist those seeking shelter at the Catholic Church, Oxfam rehabilitated 30 latrines and 2 boreholes.
To assess the knowledge and attitude to practice sanitary latrines provided to them through total sanitation campaign present study reveal that by this campaign 400 house hold were provided sanitary latrines 256 out of 400 household were provided sanitary latrines previously and they were non existing at present during study period and those household again provided the sanitary latrines.
We have asked all states to finish the survey and ensure zero insanitary latrines," said a senior official of the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation The findings coincide with the first anniversary ( October 2) of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Mission that primarily looks at building toilets.
When they came they also gave us chlorine and gloves which we use for cleaning the latrines after each use and then you clean your hands with soap and water.
Districts and communes are working with local NGOs and other partners to engage microfinance institutions for small loans to help poor households overcome the financial barrier to purchase a latrine.