fire department

noun

Definition of fire department

1 :an organization for preventing or extinguishing fires; especially :a government division (as in a municipality) having these duties
2 :the members of a fire department

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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