fire brigade

noun
|Updated on: 14 Jul 2018

Definition of fire brigade

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

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First Known Use of fire brigade

1832

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Definition of fire brigade for English Language Learners

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


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