Named after the German city of w:Landau|Landau where such carriages were first made.
- a type of lightweight, four-wheeled carriage in which the front and back passenger seats face each other
#:*1891: Away they went, and I was just wondering whether I should not do well to follow them, when up the lane came a neat little landau, the coachman with his coat only half-buttoned, and his tie under his ear, while all the tags of his harness were sticking out of the buckles. â€” Arthur Conan Doyle, â€˜A Scandal In Bohemiaâ€™ (Norton 2005 p.23)
- a style of automobile which is based around the idea of landau carriages