Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: cholera
IPA transcription: [k'ɑlɚə]
Pronunciations of cholera
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: cholera, Asiatic_cholera, Indian_cholera, epidemic_cholera
    Meaning: an acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food
Usage examples
  • This is valuable in cases of dysentery and cholera morbus, particularly when made of old fowls.
  • "And you reason from this that Sullivan's 'Lost Chord' is a cure for cholera morbus, eh?" sneered the Doctor.
  • May we not expect the same result at the commencement of Asiatic cholera, and thus arrest the further development of the disease?
  • The inhabitants of New Orleans look with as much certainty for the appearance of the yellow-fever, small-pox, or cholera, in the hot season, as the Londoner does for fog in the month of November.
  • With the constant flood of wounded men, and men who were dying of dysentery and cholera, with no medical supplies and little food, with no nurses and only a few doctors, the condition of the British wounded soon became terrible beyond description.
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