Meaning of “district nurse” in the English Dictionary

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"district nurse" in British English

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district nursenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌdɪs.trɪkt ˈnɜːs/ us /ˌdɪs.trɪkt ˈnɝːs/ UK

a person who is employed in a particular area to care for people who are ill or injured, often visiting them in their homes

(Definition of “district nurse” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)