Ambulatories
Ambulatory Am"bu*la*to*ry, n.; pl. {Ambulatories}. [Cf. LL. ambulatorium.] (Arch.) A place to walk in, whether in the open air, as the gallery of a cloister, or within a building. [1913 Webster]

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