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British Dictionary definitions for base hospital

base hospital

  1. Australian a hospital serving a large rural area
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Historical Examples

  • He was at once removed to a base-hospital, and later on to a military hospital in London.

    The Glory of the Trenches

    Coningsby Dawson

  • A party of wounded marines were being taken to a base-hospital on a much over-crowded motor-truck.