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Hospice

HOSPICE (Lat. hospitium, entertainment, hospitality, inn, hospes, host), the name usually given to the homes of rest and refuge kept by religious houses for pilgrims and guests. The most famous hospices are those of the Great and Little St Bernard Passes in the Alps.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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