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firewarden

[fahyuh r-wawr-dn] /ˈfaɪərˌwɔr dn/
noun
1.
a person having authority in the prevention or extinguishing of fires, as in towns or camps.
Origin
1705-1715
1705-15; fire + warden
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firewarden

/ˈfaɪəˌwɔːdən/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian) an officer responsible for fire prevention and control in an area, esp in a forest
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