fire department

noun

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

1798

First Known Use of fire department

1798


FIRE DEPARTMENT Defined for English Language Learners

fire department

noun

Definition of fire department for English Language Learners

  • : an organization for preventing and putting out fires

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