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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ambulance  \Am"bu*lance\,  n.  [F.  ambulance,  h[^o]pital  ambulant, 
  fr  L.  ambulare  to  walk.  See  {Amble}.]  (Mil.) 
  a  A  field  hospital,  so  organized  as  to  follow  an  army  in 
  its  movements,  and  intended  to  succor  the  wounded  as  soon 
  as  possible.  Often  used  adjectively;  as  an  ambulance 
  wagon;  ambulance  stretcher;  ambulance  corps. 
  b  An  ambulance  wagon  or  cart  for  conveying  the  wounded  from 
  the  field,  or  to  a  hospital. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ambulance 
  n  :  a  vehicle  that  takes  people  to  and  from  hospitals 




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