Complete Definition of "landau"

see|Landau
English

Etymology
Named after the German city of w:Landau|Landau where such carriages were first made.

Pronunciation
IPA|/'lændÉ:/, IPA|/'lændæÊ/
AHD|/lÄn'dô'/

Noun
en-noun

  1. 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, âA Scandal In Bohemiaâ (Norton 2005 p.23)

  1. a style of automobile which is based around the idea of landau carriages

Derived terms
landaulet, landaulette

Category:Vehicles

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