Sanitary Commission
Sanitary San"i*ta*ry, a. [L. sanitas health: cf. F. sanitaire. See {Sanity}.] Of or pertaining to health; designed to secure or preserve health; relating to the preservation or restoration of health; hygienic; as, sanitary regulations. See the Note under {Sanatory}. [1913 Webster]

{Sanitary Commission}. See under {Commission}. [1913 Webster]


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