Definitions

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  • proper n. A female given name occasionally borrowed from Spanish.
  • proper n. Short form of Mercedes-Benz.
  • n. A car manufactured by Mercedes-Benz.
  • n. Plural form of Mercedes.

Etymologies

Spanish Mercedes. The car was named for Mercedes Jellinek, the daughter of Austrian businessman Emil Jellinek who ordered 36 cars from Gottlieb Daimler. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • MERCEDES - A Mercedes football player will forfeit the entire season after being caught with drugs on campus.

    NEWSCHANNEL5 Headlines

  • Who was still gripping the stairway railing, her fingers turning white every time Lucinda said the name Mercedes Henderson.

    Secret Agent

  • I took the initiative and Googled and called the Mercedes dealerships down south in Guad and in no uncertain terms, he said Mexico GPS for the Mercedes is not yet available.

    GPS Mapping software

  • Daimler will go red in the face if you call their Mercedes-Benz R-Class a minivan, but as much as they try to deny it, this 2011 refresh only reinforces its minivan-ness.

    Jalopnik

  • How Michael Schumacher and his new Formula One rivals shape up time for an early look at the strengths and weaknesses of the leading contenders for 2010's F1 world title Mercedes chief executive Nick Fry hopes Michael Schumacher will return to

    WN.com - Articles related to The return of Michael Schumacher shows that all is not rosy in Formula One

  • She called Mercedes McCambridge a fishwife and every other name that she could call her.

    Twitch

  • PARIS - Bucking a trend in the car manufacturer exodus from Formula One, Daimler announced Monday that it would buy a controlling interest in the reigning world champion Brawn team and race under the name Mercedes Grand Prix next season.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Bobby explained: "It's what they call a Mercedes incision because it's the same shape as a badge from the car.

    The Daily Record - Home

  • Amanda Peck - stage name "Mercedes" - told police she knew Stevens had been planting money because of recent thefts, court records state, and LaBounty reportedly told police the bills had been marked with glitter.

    RutlandHerald.com

  • The Mercedes is a pleasure to drive, though I have always considered it overpriced.

    Audi Lease Is Up: What Next?

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