The Alternative English Dictionary: ambulance

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ambulance {{wikipedia}} etymology Borrowing from French ambulance, from ambulant, from Latin ambulō. pronunciation
  • (US) /ˈæmbjələns/
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noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. An emergency vehicle that transports sick or injured people to a hospital.
  2. (military) A mobile field hospital.
related terms:
  • ambulatory
  • ambulant

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