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  1. Central African Republic

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noun 
  1. A vehicle that moves independently, steered by a driver mostly for personal transportation. See also motorcar or automobile.
She drove her to the mall.
  1. A nonpowered unit in a railroad train.
The conductor linked the cars to the locomotive.
  1. A passenger-carrying unit in a subway or elevated train, whether powered or not.
From the front-most of the subway, he filmed the progress through the tunnel.
  1. The moving, load-carrying component of an elevator.
Fix the of the express elevator - the door is sticking.
  1. The passenger-carrying portion of certain amusement park rides, such as Ferris wheels.
The child's dream was to ride the front of the roller-coaster with her hands straight up for the whole ride.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: wagon
  • French: wagon
  • German: Kabine
  • Italian: cabina
  • Spanish: automóvil (italbrac, formal usage), auto (italbrac, especially Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay) , carro (italbrac, Caribbean Islands, Central America, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela), coche (italbrac, especially Mexico, South America except Venezuela, Spain), mí¡quina (italbrac, Cuba, colloquial)
Etymology: From Middle English carre < Norman-French carre < Latin carra, neuter plural of carrus (four-wheeled baggage wagon) < Celtic carr (two-wheeled chariot) < Gaulish karros < Proto-Indo-European
  • krsos < PIE base
  • kers- (to run).



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