Definition of Latrines
1. Noun. (plural of latrine) ¹
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Definition of Latrines
1. latrine [n] - See also: latrine
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Literary usage of Latrines
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1. Broken People: Caste Violence Against India's "Untouchables" by Smita Narula (1999)
"... 1993] An Act to provide for the prohibition of employment of manual scavengers as well as construction or continuance of dry latrines and for the ..."
2. Annual Report of the Governor of Puerto Rico by Puerto Rico Governor (1918)
"The construction of latrines was immediately ordered in all houses unprovided with them, as well as the destruction of all those in poor condition or too ..."
3. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1906)
"latrines, although superior to trough closets, are not very desirable fixtures. ... If the latrines are arranged to be flushed from a large tank overhead, ..."
4. Bibliography of Hookworm Disease by International Health Board, Rockefeller Foundation (1922)
"Report of the committee appointed to consider the plans of latrines, and to advise the ... Décret relatif aux latrines des mosquées et des bains publics. ..."
5. Preventive Medicine and Hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau, George Chandler Whipple, John William Trask, Thomas William Salmon (1916)
"latrines.—The best design is the Havard latrine box. ... Discipline concerning latrines and their use is a very important factor in camp sanitation (see ..."
6. Manual of Military Hygiene for the Military Services of the United States by Valery Havard (1914)
"Water contaminated by sewage or the seepage from latrines has been a widespread cause of typhoid fever and cholera. But this danger is so obvious and now so ..."
7. House Drainage and Sanitary Plumbing by William Paul Gerhard (1882)
"latrines. latrines and trough water-closets are frequently used in public places, ... latrines (Fig. 4) consist of a series of strong stoneware or cast-iron ..."
8. An Ethnologic Dictionary of the Navaho Language by Franciscans, St. Michaels, Ariz (1910)
"latrines. The Navaho have no latrines. They urinate anywhere they happen to be, and when sick they defecate on sand carried to the side of the bedding and ..."