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A subdivision used in local governments in a number of countries. Wards are sometimes the constituencies for local, elected officials. They are often equivalent to a neighborhood or a portion of county.
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After the accident Ward Brothers modified another of their vans to meet these recommendations.
The accident ward at Addenbrooke's was the venue for the Park Lodge trainer, who suffered a broken ankle in a fall while out hunting with the Thurlow.
When my brother Charlie and I visited him in the accident ward of the General Hospital he was in great pain, gripping the iron rail of the bed behind his pillow and gritting his teeth as he fought the agony.