What does ambulance mean?
The definition of ambulance
Am”bu*lance, n.
Etym: [F. ambulance, hôpital ambulant, fr. L. ambulare to walk. See Amble.] (Mil.)
(a) A field hospital, so organized as to follow an army in its movements, and intended to succor the wounded as soon as possible. Often used adjectively; as, an ambulance wagon; ambulance stretcher; ambulance corps.
(b) An ambulance wagon or cart for conveying the wounded from the field, or to a hospital.