station wagon

station wagon
station wagon NOUN N. Amer. & Austral./NZ an estate car.

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  • station-wagon — [stasjɔ̃vagɔ̃] n. f. ÉTYM. 1949, in Höfler; mot amér., de station (de même origine que le mot français), et wagon « voiture ». ❖ ♦ Américanisme. Voiture à grande capacité, dont la carrosserie est partiellement en …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • station-wagon — / steiʃ(ə)n wæg(ə)n/, it. / stɛʃon vɛgon/ locuz. ingl. (propr. veicolo [wagon ] da stazione di posta [station ] ), usata in ital. come s.f. (aut.) [modello di automobile, lungo e spazioso, dotato di sedili posteriori ribaltabili e di un capace… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • station wagon — /ˈstɛʃʃon ˈwɛɡon, ingl. ˈsteɪʃənˌwæɡən/ [loc. ingl., comp. di station «stazione, sosta» e wagon «carro coperto»] loc. sost. f. inv. familiare, giardinetta®, break (ingl.) …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • station wagon — station wagons N COUNT A station wagon is a car with a long body, a door at the rear, and space behind the back seats. [AM] (in BRIT, use estate car) …   English dictionary

  • station wagon — station .wagon n AmE a large car with extra space at the back, with a door there for loading and unloading British Equivalent: estate car …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • station wagon — station ,wagon noun count AMERICAN a long car that has a lot of space behind the seats to carry things and people. British estate car …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • station wagon — ☆ station wagon n. an automobile with more cargo space than a comparable sedan model, two or four doors, a rear seat that folds down, and a rear door hinged in various ways …   English World dictionary

  • Station wagon — Typical pillar configurations of a sedan (three box), station wagon (two box) and hatchback (two box) from the same model range …   Wikipedia

  • station wagon — noun a car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat (Freq. 3) • Syn: ↑beach wagon, ↑wagon, ↑estate car, ↑beach waggon, ↑station waggon, ↑waggon • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • station wagon — (SW) Originally this was a car with an enclosed wooden body of paneled design with several rows of folding or removable seats behind the driver. It became a different and popular vehicle after 1945. There is usually a tailgate but no separate… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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