Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms
British Dictionary definitions for field ambulance

field ambulance

noun
  1. military a mobile medical unit that accepts casualties from forward units, treating the lightly wounded and stabilizing the condition of the seriously wounded before evacuating them to a hospital
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Examples from the Web for field ambulance

Historical Examples

  • I was known personally to all the doctors in our field-ambulance.

    "Over There" with the Australians

    R. Hugh Knyvett

  • Among other details, a particular kind of field-ambulance was mentioned by the Crown Princess as having proved very useful.