lazaretto

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lazaret, lazarette, lazaretto, lazar house

A segregated area for infectious medical patients, esp. for their quarantine.
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Ballard's Super-Cannes or Tom McCarthy's Remainder or John McGregor's If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things or Jim Crace's The Pesthouse.
Best Before: 1960s Pesthouse hOSpITAL for treating persons with infectious diseases Best Before: 70s Prick song A pieCe of written vocal music.
At the same time, he notes, Battuti officials remained focused on their goal of staying independent of the Venetians, and so they did not completely support a Venetian move to establish a pesthouse in Treviso during the century.
Even his latest book, The Pesthouse, bears testimony to that.
His latest novel, The Pesthouse, is set in a distant future, in a very different USA from the one that exists now.