Definition of fire company in English:

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fire company

noun

North American
Another term for fire department.
Example sentences
  • In an ideal world the fire company never leaves the firehouse… hopefully they learn how to play chess really well.
  • Membership in the Continental Army only strengthened feelings of national loyalty, just as membership in a fire company might strengthen group and local loyalty.
  • The fire company was the quintessential New World melting pot in which the nobility of the cause and the merit of the mission outweighed the rank or ancestry of the individual.

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Syllabification: fire com·pa·ny

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