American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An automobile having an extended interior with a third seat or luggage platform and a tailgate.
- n. US, Australia, New Zealand, automotive A body style for cars in which the roof is extended rearward to produce an enclosed area in the position of and serving the function of the boot (trunk) of a sedan / saloon.
- n. a car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat
- Originally a covered wagon used to convey passengers from a train station to their hotel. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Cautiously, even reluctantly, Uncle David wheeled the brown station wagon up the steep driveway the day he and Aunt Janet came to get us in Eastaboga.”
“Another problem was that I learned that while the kids were in school, Peg was parking my unmistakable bright yellow, nine-passenger station wagon outside the local bar, where she was moonlighting by playing piano for the afternoon drinkers.”
““We piled into the station wagon and parked on Kekaulike Street, where the pedestrian mall and low-income housing are now,” Chu said.”
“Honda therefore decided to subdivide its development work into one Japanese team responsible for the basic car including the four-door sedan and two sub-teams, one in the United States responsible for the coupe and station wagon variants, and one in Japan responsible for the four-door hardtop.”
“Would the owner of the blue station wagon with the license plate F-G-X-1-1-3 please move your car?”
“The erosion of the station wagon segment by minivans caused cancellation of the station wagon version of GM-10, and the introduction of the Ford Taurus in 1985 caused GM to redesign the exterior sheet metal of the GM-10 cars because senior executives felt they would otherwise be too similar to the Ford products.”
“We then traveled to tiny Belize on the Caribbean coast, where we nearly ruined our faithful station wagon by pushing through on a bad track to the as-yet-unexcavated ancient Mayan ruins of Tikal, in Guatemala.”
“Growing up in the green and luscious city of Seattle during the 1970s was idyllic, but the real joy came in the summertime, when my family and I piled our camping gear into our station wagon and headed for the stunning North Cascades mountains.”
“He did it under the hood of a 1956 Pontiac station wagon at the Teec Nos Pos trading post in northwest New Mexico on June 14, 1963.”
“In 1951, as a newly minted twenty-three-year-old PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, Noel Rose and his pregnant wife, Deborah, packed all their meager belongings into the back of an ancient, rear-dragging Oldsmobile station wagon and journeyed north from Philadelphia to the State University of New York at Buffalo.”
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