WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
field hos′pital, [Mil.]
  1. Militaryan organization of medical personnel with medical equipment for establishing a temporary hospital at isolated posts or in the field to support ground troops in combat.
  • 1695–1705


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

field hospital n
  1. a temporary hospital set up near a battlefield equipped to provide remedial surgery and post-operative care



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