Asylum

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Asylum may refer to:

Kinds of asylum

  • Asylum (antiquity), places of refuge in ancient Greece and Rome
  • Benevolent Asylum, a 19th-century Australian institution for housing the destitute
  • Church asylum or sanctuary, a right to be safe from arrest in the sanctuary of a church or temple
  • Insane asylum or lunatic asylum, an obsolete type of institution for housing those deemed insane: see psychiatric hospital
  • Orphan asylum or orphanage, an institution dedicated to caring for orphans
  • Right of asylum or political asylum

Art and entertainment

Companies

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Music

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Places

See also

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