What is a sunstroke?

What is a sunstroke? Here are some definitions.

  1. (pathology) Heatstroke caused by an excessive exposure to the sun's rays.
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When a person falls with sunstroke he should at once be carried to a cool, shady place.
He treated her for sunstroke and said that thirty more minutes in the sun would have ended her life.
Depp has also developed a strange walk, a kind of loopy stagger, which is attributed to the sunstroke he suffered as a castaway.
Many died on the march, less from sunstroke and exhaustion than from despair.
There were several cases of heat exhaustion and sunstroke, but happily few of a serious nature.
Anyone is liable to sunstroke or heat exhaustion if exposed to excessive heat.

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