Bangor ladder

variants: or less commonly Bangor \ ˈbaŋ-​ˌgȯr How to pronounce Bangor (audio) , ˈban-​ \

Definition of Bangor ladder

: a long extension ladder controlled by means of poles and used in firefighting

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History and Etymology for Bangor ladder

from Bangor, Maine, where it was invented

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“Bangor ladder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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