Department of Homeland Security

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Main Entry:  Department of Homeland Security
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  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
Example:  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
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