Meaning of “flying doctor” in the English Dictionary

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"flying doctor" in British English

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flying doctornoun [ C ]

uk /ˌflaɪ.ɪŋ ˈdɒk.tər/ us /ˌflaɪ.ɪŋ ˈdɑːk.tɚ/

a doctor, usually in Australia, who travels by air to see ill people who live a long way from a city

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