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When the father arrived at the hospital, he was told that Andrew Dossi was in surgery, but the wounds were not life-threatening.
By the time the ambulance arrived, over 10 minutes later, it was too late—Mills died soon after arriving at the hospital.
“The Center was actually able to get me into the hospital and get me the new medications that were available,” Thom said.
Liu had been married just two months before and his wife now stood in this Brooklyn hospital, a sudden widow because of a madman.
Both Mayor De Blasio and Police Commissioner William Bratton rushed to the hospital.
They looked from the windows of the hospital, and from the roofs of houses.
If only the house was her own, that she might turn it into a hospital!
She could not bring herself at first to tell him about the hospital.
Closer to her than the hospital was life in the raw that night.
He had seen her before in the hospital, but he had never really noticed how attractive she was.
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mid-13c., “shelter for the needy,” from Old French hospital , ospital “hostel” (Modern French hôpital ), from Late Latin hospitale “guest-house, inn,” neuter of Latin adjective hospitalis “of a guest or host,” from hospes (genitive hospitis ); see host (n.1). Later “charitable institution to house and maintain the needy” (early 15c.); sense of “institution for sick people” is first recorded 1540s.
hospital hos·pi·tal (hŏs’pĭ-tl, -pĭt’l)
An institution that provides medical, surgical, or psychiatric care and treatment for the sick or the injured.
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