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Casualty

Cas´u`al`ty
n.1.That which comes without design or without being foreseen; contingency.
Losses that befall them by mere casualty.
- Sir W. Raleigh.
2.Any injury of the body from accident; hence, death, or other misfortune, occasioned by an accident; as, an unhappy casualty.
3.(Mil. & Naval) Numerical loss caused by death, wounds, discharge, or desertion.
Casualty ward
A ward in a hospital devoted to the treatment of injuries received by accident.
Noun1.casualty - someone injured or killed or captured or missing in a military engagement
2.casualty - someone injured or killed in an accident
Synonyms: injured party
3.casualty - an accident that causes someone to die
Synonyms: fatal accident
4.casualty - a decrease of military personnel or equipment
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