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English definition of “firebreak”


noun [C] uk   /ˈfaɪə.breɪk/ us    /ˈfaɪr-/ (Australian English also firetrail)
a strip of land in a wood or forest from which the trees have been removed to prevent a fire from spreadingFire serviceFire and flame
(Definition of firebreak from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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