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district surgeon Line breaks: dis|trict sur|geon

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Definition of district surgeon in English:


(In South Africa) a doctor appointed to serve a particular district.
Example sentences
  • The magistrate resisted and Lopes had to call for back-up to get him to the district surgeon for a blood test.
  • She was examined by a district surgeon and has filed an assault charge against the police in Somerset West.
  • ‘My grandfather was a district surgeon,’ he began.
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