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Hips – a lot replaced here? (8)


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'here?' is the definition.
Although both the answer and definition are singular nouns, I cannot see how they can define each other.

'hips a lot replaced' is the wordplay.
'replaced' indicates an anagram.
'hipsalot' anagrammed gives 'HOSPITAL'.

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(Other definitions for hospital that I've seen before include "Barts, e.g." , "Medical institution" , "Treatment and care centre" , "Has pilot gone there for help?" , "asylum?" .)

I've seen this clue in The Telegraph.
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