What does the word lazaretto mean?

Usage examples for lazaretto

  1. Wait till I go to the lazaretto before you put up your hands like that! – Two Years in the French West Indies by Lafcadio Hearn
  2. Out of the ordinary revenues of the government, aided by the property of the suppressed monasteries, schools were founded, an alms- house, a lazaretto for the plague- stricken, and an orphan- asylum. – The Life and Times of Ulric Zwingli by Johann Hottinger