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ambulance

noun am·bu·lance \ˈam-byə-lən(t)s, -bə- also -ˌlan(t)s\

: a vehicle used for taking hurt or sick people to the hospital especially in emergencies

Full Definition of AMBULANCE

:  a vehicle equipped for transporting the injured or sick
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Origin of AMBULANCE

French, from (hôpital) ambulant, literally, ambulant field hospital, from ambulant itinerant, from Latin ambulant-, ambulans, present participle of ambulare
First Known Use: 1809

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AMBULANCE Defined for Kids

ambulance

noun am·bu·lance \ˈam-byə-ləns\

Definition of AMBULANCE for Kids

:  a vehicle used to carry a sick or injured person
Medical Dictionary

ambulance

noun am·bu·lance \ˈam-b(y)ə-lən(t)s also -ˌlan(t)s\

Medical Definition of AMBULANCE

:  a vehicle equipped for transporting the injured or sick

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