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Department of Homeland Security

the department of the U.S. federal government charged with protecting U.S. territory from terrorist attacks and providing a coordinated response to large-scale emergencies.
Abbreviation: DHS. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Contemporary definitions for Department of Homeland Security

an executive agency of the US government established on November 25, 2002 with a mission of protecting America and its citizens, esp. from terrorist attacks


The Department of Homeland Security is organized into four divisions: Border and Transportation Security, Emergency Preparedness and Response; Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Countermeasures; and Information Analysis and Infrastructure P's 21st Century Lexicon
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