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Word: insalubrious

Definition: unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place


Sentences Containing 'insalubrious'

In 1560 Spanish cartographer Cipriano Sanchez noted Yala in his map "is abandoned for 300 years due to insalubrious conditions."

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