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  • n. An organization whose purpose is to extinguish fires.
  • n. A single emergency response unit and its personnel within a fire department

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a company of men managing an engine in extinguishing fires.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A company of men for managing an engine to extinguish fires.
  • n. A fire-insurance company.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a private or temporary organization of individuals equipped to fight fires

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