rescue mission

noun

Definition of rescue mission

: a city religious mission seeking to convert and rehabilitate the down-and-out

First Known Use of rescue mission

1879, in the meaning defined above

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“Rescue mission.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rescue%20mission. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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