The definition of an ambulance is a vehicle that is used for the transportation of ill or injured individuals to a hospital or other medical facility.(noun)
An example of an ambulance is a large white van with a siren that may come to rescue a person having a heart attack.
See ambulance in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr < (hôpital) ambulant < prp. of L ambulare: see amble
See ambulance in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: , from (hôpital) ambulant, mobile (hospital)
Origin: , from Latin ambulāns, ambulant-
Origin: , present participle of ambulāre, to walk; see ambhi in Indo-European roots.
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