Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Ambulance (Page: 47)

Am"bu*lance (#), n. [F. ambulance, h\'93pital 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.