Definition of air ambulance noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


air ambulance

BrE BrE//ˈeər æmbjələns//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈer æmbjələns//
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(especially British English) an aircraft, especially a helicopter, with special equipment, used for taking sick or injured people to a hospital, especially in cases where a road vehicle cannot get through or cannot make the journey quickly enough compare medevac