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fire department

noun

Simple Definition of fire department

  • : an organization for preventing and putting out fires

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fire department

  1. 1 :  an organization for preventing or extinguishing fires; especially :  a government division (as in a municipality) having these duties

  2. 2 :  the members of a fire department

1825

First Known Use of fire department

1825


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