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fire brigade

noun

Simple Definition of fire brigade

  • : a group of people who work to put out a fire

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fire brigade

  1. :  a body of firefighters: as a :  a usually private or temporary firefighting organization b British :  fire department

1838

First Known Use of fire brigade

1838


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