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|Noun||1.||fire watching - (during World War II in Britain) watching for fires started by bombs that dropped from the sky|
civil defense - activities organized by civilians for their own protection in time of war or disaster
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom